Read Thomas Meehan
's short story "Yma Dream" for NPR's show "Selected Shorts". Recorded at The Symphony Space, New York City, New York.
4 Articles |
5' 8½" (1.74 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.
She won her first Tony Award in the Broadway play "The Real Thing", in which she played a woman having an affair with a character played by Jeremy Irons
(who also won a Tony Award). Five years later, she appeared in the film Reversal of Fortune
(1990), in which she again played a woman having an affair with a character played by Jeremy Irons, who this time won an Oscar for his performance.