Appeared (as "Melissa Gardener"; 10/31/89-11/5/89) in "Love Letters" on Broadway. Written by A.R. Gurney
. Directed by John Tillinger. Edison Theatre: 31 Oct 1989-21 Jan 1989 (96 performances). Cast: Jason Robards
(as "Andrew Makepiece"). Replacement actors: Polly Bergen
(as "Melissa Gardner", from 2 Jan 1990-7 Jan 1990),
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5' 8" (1.73 m)
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There is no going back. God knows I've made mistakes, some of them close to tragedies, but then I suppose I'm greedy. I wanted it all.
In 1990, as president of Equity, she became embroiled in the union's dispute with the producer Cameron Mackintosh
over whether actor Jonathan Pryce
should be allowed to perform the role of a Eurasian pimp that he created in the London production of "Miss Saigon" when the show opened on Broadway. The union first barred Mr. Pryce and then reversed its decision, and he went on to win the Tony Award ...