Appeared in one-woman show, "Appearing Nitely", on Broadway.
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5' 5½" (1.66 m)
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I remember back in the 70s during my really assertive days someone took me to dinner with Lola Falana. And she was talking about her backup dancers; she kept calling them her "boy dancers" so my guard was already up. Then she said "I also like John. He's a real purse nelly". I said "Excuse me? What did you just say". I was ready to go to battle. "You know," she says in her thick accent. "Purse ...
Won the Kennedy Center's prestigious Mark Twain
Prize for Humor in 2003.
She is still best known for her Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In
(1967) characters, Edith Ann, a precocious 5 1/2 year old girl in an oversize rocking chair, and Ernestine, a telephone operator.