(December 8, 1978 to January 20, 1979) She acted in the musical, "They're Playing Our Song," in a world premiere at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Robert Klein in the cast. Robert Moore was director. Neil Simon wrote the book. Marvin Hamlisch was composer. Carole Bayer Sager was lyricist.
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5' 9" (1.75 m)
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[on whether her mother, Lucille Ball
, considered herself a feminist] She would never have said that about herself. I think it ended up feeling like that to other women - "Look at her, she had the nerve to be that character on television, who wanted to do more than just be a housewife." But, in fact, Lucy Ricardo never really wanted it bad enough to go get it. It just made for good comedy. My ...
First choice for the role of Betty Rizzo in Grease
(1978), she was allegedly dropped from consideration when her mother, Lucille Ball
, called Paramount and said, "I used to own that studio; my daughter's not doing a screen test!" Ball actually owned the studio which was bought by Paramount, Desilu. The role went to Stockard Channing
when the casting director remembered seeing her with Arnaz in ...