(performer: "Money, Money, Money", "Chiquitita", "Super Trouper", "Dancing Queen", "Does Your Mother Know", "Waterloo")
Stage: Plays Mrs. Lovett in "Sweeney Todd" musical by Stephen Sondheim
and Hugh Wheeler
, 5/02 (Kennedy Center, Washington, DC).
5' 10" (1.78 m)
Did You Know?
I attribute the longevity of my career to the fact that I didn't have to carry that mantle [beauty]. I was never beautiful so I'm not unbeautiful. I may not have been a leading lady, but I had great clothes and funny lines. I think I had more flexibility.
At age 19 in Juilliard, she was awarded $1000 for living expenses because she was "the most hard-working, economically needy student." But instead, she admits, she used the money to spend two months in Europe.