: Plays Mrs. Tottendale in "The Drowsy Chaperone" musical by Lisa Lambert, Greg Morrison, Bob Martin and Don McKellar (Marquis Theatre, New York City, New York, USA).
5' 6" (1.68 m)
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As a young teenager when I was attending ballet school, my teacher told me I'd never be a ballerina and I was never much of a singer, but I continued to get leading roles in musical theatre because of the comedy. I consider comedy as a very special gift to me. So many people ask if I hate doing similar roles but I try to explain that even within the specialized area of light comedy and ditzy ...
Has had regular or recurring roles in five sitcoms, but her enduring claim to fame is her first one, as the dingy, eternally naive Georgette, girlfriend-turned-wife of anchorman Ted Baxter, on Mary Tyler Moore
(1970). The featherbrain typecast has been impossible for her to shake.