Was nominated for a 1966 Tony Award
as Best Actress in a Musical for 'On a Clear Day'.
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5' 7" (1.70 m)
Did You Know?
Performers should be judged only by their work on-stage -- too much is made of their personal lives.
Along with Elaine May
, she is generally acknowledged to be one of the pioneering women in the field of improvisational theatre. Scenes she created with Alan Arkin
, Severn Darden
, Paul Sand
and other celebrated members of the Second City and Compass companies are studied as masterpieces of the form. Most famous scenes: "Museum Piece" (with Arkin) and "First Affair" (with Darden).