Prior to "Hello, Dolly!", she had also created the title role in the long-running Off-Broadway musical "Little Mary Sunshine".
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 I love meanies, and this goes back to Captain Lewis in Private Benjamin
(1980). You know why? Because they have no sense of humor. People who are mean or unkind or rigid - think about it - cannot laugh at themselves. If we can't laugh at ourselves and the human condition, we're going to be mean.
Two featured characters in Norman Lear's "All That Glitters" television series were Eileen Brennan as Ma Packer and her lazy son, Sonny Packer, played by Tim Thomerson. Sonny's (Thomerson's) role idol and wannabe impersonation of an Elvis Presley character, always strumming his guitar, practicing swinging hips and rock movements was diligently encouraged by his Ma (Eileen Brennan) Packer. Their ...
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