"Mame" as Agnes Gooch (Broadway) (1966)
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4' 11" (1.5 m)
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I was born a character person. I was always eccentric, never a conventional beauty. I grew up in the Depression, the youngest of four kids. I wanted to make people laugh, because making my family laugh helped us forget our concerns. And I found that I could do it.
For nearly 50 years, she has been a New York theater fixture, which includes Broadway musicals, summer stock, national tours, and cabaret. Best known on stage for her Mrs. Peachum in "The Threepenny Opera" and Agnes Gooch in "Mame", which she also played on film in the Lucille Ball
version. In addition she played Carol Burnett
's famed role of Princess Winifred in the original London version of "...