Was nominated for a 1966 Tony Award
as Best Actress in a Musical for 'On a Clear Day'.
2 Print Biographies
5' 7" (1.70 m)
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[2002 interview, regarding her abandonment of Broadway
stardom] Who wants to be up on the stage all the time? It isn't easy. You have to be awfully invested in the fame aspect, and I really never was. What I cared about was the discipline of acting, whether I did well or not. I think the only thing that drew me to acting in the first place was the group of people I was working with: Ed Asner...
Was seriously considered for the role of Neely O'Hara in the 1967 film
Valley of the Dolls
. The character of Neely, based on Judy Garland
, was later won by Academy Award-winning actress Patty Duke