She acted in Duke Ellington's musical, "Sophisticated Ladies," at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on Broadway in New York City with Maurice Hines and Judith Jamison in the cast. Michael Smuin was director.
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"Be nice to take that thing home and put it on my wall - but you know it ain't even real. Just a record they spray-painted gold. But that's OK. I'll take this and be more than thrilled! I've been in the business long enough to collect a whole bunch of them suckers!" (on her album "Living All Alone" going gold)
Left a suicide note before swallowing an overdose of sleeping pills on Memorial Day Weekend, 1995. At the time she was battling drug and alcohol addiction and weight gain. Ironically, she had just finished recording the song "I Refuse to Be Lonely."
Fancy hats, large chandelier-sized earrings