(5/25/90-9/2/91) Stage: Played Ernestine the "Walt Disney World Videophone Operator" in the live stage show "Here Come the Muppets" at the Disney-MGM Studios park. The pre-recorded Ernestine trades dialogue with a live walkaround version of Kermit.
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I've lived a long time, and I've always had to make my own way. I remember when I was eighteen, Ray Valente who was head of casting at Screen Gems, said, 'Lily, some day there will be parts for gals like you' and I said I couldn't wait that long. So I started making my own parts.
Has won two Tony Awards: in 1977, a special Award, and in 1986, the Best Actress (Play) Award for her one-woman show, "The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe," a performance recreated in the film version of the same title, The Search for Signs of Inteligent Life in the Universe
She is still best known for her Laugh-In
(1967) characters, Edith Ann, a precocious 5 1/2 year old girl in an oversize rocking chair, and Ernestine, a telephone operator.