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  • (1999) TV commercial: everything4less.com.
  • (1998) Print ads: America's Dairy Producers' "got milk?" milk mustache campaign, alongside fellow TV moms Marion Ross and Florence Henderson.
  • (1967) Unsold pilot: Appeared in a pilot for a CBS sitcom to be called "Out of the Blue" She played an alien who came to earth with three other guys who loved fat women (which were considered beautiful on their planet).
  • (1965) Unsold pilot: Starred in a sitcom pilot for NBC to be called "Dream Wife". She played a woman who, much to her husband's disgruntlement, could read minds and see into the future. Donald May played the husband.
  • (1963) Print ads: Luster Creme shampoo.
  • (1949) Stage: Appeared (Broadway debut) in "South Pacific" on Broadway. Musical drama. Music by Richard Rodgers. Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. Book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan (also director). Based on "Tales of the South Pacific" by James A. Michener. Musical Director: Salvatore Dell'Isola. Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett. Musical staging by Joshua Logan. Scenic Design / Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner. Costume Design by Motley. Assistant to Mr. Mielziner: John Harvey and Furth Ullman. Majestic Theatre: (moved to The Broadway Theatre from 29 Jun 1953-close) 7 Apr 1949-16 Jan 1954 (1925 performances). Cast: Mary Martin (as "Ensign Nellie Forbush"), Ezio Pinza (as "Emile de Becque"), Juanita Hall, Myron McCormick (as "Luther Billis"), Betta St. John, Harvey Stephens (as "Cmdr. William Harbison, U.S.N."), William Tabbert, Martin Wolfson (as "Capt. George Brackett, U.S.N."), Mardi Bayne, Evelyn Colby, Michael De Leon, Noel De Leon, Sandra Deel, Bill Dwyer, Dickinson Eastham, Don Fellows, William Ferguson, Jacqueline Fisher, Jack Fontan, Alan Gilbert, Thomas Gleason, Jim Hawthorne, Richard Loo (as "Marcel, Henry's Assistant" / "Ensemble"), Roslynd Lowe, Barbara Luna, Biff McGuire, Gloria Meli, Henry Michel, Alex Nicol, Pat Northrop, Mary Ann Reeve, Fred Sadoff, Bernice Saunders, Archie Savage (as "Abner"), Helena Schurgot, Richard Silvera, Henry Slate, Eugene Smith, Beau Tilden (as "Seaman James Hayes"), Musa Williams, Chin Yu. Replacement actors during the Majestic Theatre run: Fabian Acosta (as "Jerome") [Alternate], Leigh Allen (as "Ensign Lisa Minelli"), George Armand (as "Jerome") [Alternate], Mardi Bayne (as "Ensign Pamela Whitmore"), George Britton (as "Emile de Becque"), Dort Clark (as "Stewpot"), Helen Clayton (as "Ensign Connie Walewska"), Cristanta Cornejo (as "Ngana") [Alternate], Robert Cortazal (as "Jerome") [Alternate], Diosa Costello (as "Bloody Mary"; final Broadway role), Donald Covert (as "Ensemble"), Dolores Decin (as "Ngana") [Alternate], William Diehl (as "Seaman Gustl Schulz"), Bill Dwyer (as "Lt. Buzz Adams"), Betty Early (as "Ensign Dinah Murphy"), Don Fellows (as "Seabee Richard West"), Pat Finch (as "Ensign Lisa Minelli"), Betty Gillett (as "Ensign Cora MacRae"), Betty Gillette (as "Lt. Genevieve Marshall"), Thomas Griffin (as "Jerome") [Alternate], Arthur Hammond (as "Pvt. Victor Moulton"), Steve Holland (as "Radio Operator Bob McCaffrey"), Joan Kavanagh (as "Ensign Pamela Whitmore"), Peter Kelley (as "Seaman Tom O'Brien"), Mimi Kelly (as "Ensign Janet MacGregor"), Cloris Leachman (as "Ensign Nellie Forbush"), Don Leslie (as "Ensemble"), Karen Lewis (as "Ensign Connie Walewska"), Christina Lind (as "Ensign Sue Yaeger"), Roberta MacDonald (as "Ensign Sue Yaeger"), Patricia Marand (as "Lt. Genevieve Marshall"; Broadway debut), Virginia Martin (as "Ensign Bessie Noonan"), Dorothy Maruki (as "Ensemble"), Melle Matthews (as "Ensign Sue Yaeger"), William McGraw (as "Ensemble" / "Seaman Tom O'Brien" / "Yeoman Herbert Quale"), Ray Middleton (as "Emile de Becque"), Merle Muskal (as "Ensign Janet MacGregor"), Odette Myrtil (as "Bloody Mary"), Betty O'Neil (as "Ensign Sue Yaeger"), Jose Perez (as "Jerome") {Alternate], Albert Popwell (as "Abner"), Dorothy Richards (as "Lt. Genevieve Marshall"), Roger Rico (as "Emile de Becque"), Robert Rippy (as "Petty Officer Hamilton Steves"), Steve Roland (as "Seaman Tom O'Brien"), Gene Saks (as "Professor"; Broadway debut), Irma Sandre (as "Liat"), Eugene Smith (as "Seaman Thomas Hassinger"), Peter Smith (as "Seaman Tom O'Brien"), Maria Suarez (as "Ngana") [Alternate], Bill Thunhurst (as "Radio Operator Bob McCaffrey"), Webb Tilton (as "Seabee Richard West"), Bunny Warner (as "Ngana") [Alternate], Jack Weston (as "Stewpot"), Musa Williams (as "Bloody Mary"), Billie Worth (as "Ensign Janet MacGregor"), Martha Wright (as "Ensign Nellie Forbush"). Understudies: Dort Clark (as "Luther Billis"), Rosalie Davella (as "Ngana"), William Diehl (as "Lt. Joseph Cable, U.S.M.C."), Betty Early (as "Ensign Nellie Forbush"), George Finn (as "Jerome"), Steve Holland (as "Stewpot"), Mimi Kelly (as "Ensign Nellie Forbush"), Dorothy Maruki (as "Liat"), Bill Thunhurst (as "Lt. Joseph Cable, U.S.M.C."), Webb Tilton (as "Emile de Becque"), Jack Weston (as "Luther Billis"), Billie Worth (as "Ensign Nellie Forbush"). Replacement actor during Bradway Theatre run: Shirley Jones. Produced by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. Produced in association with Leland Hayward and Joshua Logan. NOTE: Filmed as South Pacific (1958).
  • (1962) TV commercial: Lustre Creme hair shampoo.
  • (1972) TV commercial: Kellogg's Rice Krispies (w/ The Partridge Family (1970) co-stars).
  • (1971) TV commercial: Kellogg's Rice Krispies (w/ stepson David Cassidy).
  • (10/7/57) Guested on the radio program, "Woolworth Hour", along with Jack Cassidy, Dorothy Collins and Jerry Vale.
  • (11/13) Narrated a "Star of the Month" featurette on Burt Lancaster for Turner Classic Movies. It aired several times during the month.
  • (8/16/84) Guest on "The Morning Show" also appearing were Robert Walden and Glenn Super.
  • (1/23/67) Stage: Appeared in Frederick Knott's play, "Wait Until Dark," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, OH.
  • Music video: Appeared (w/Marty Ingels) in the Eldar Abuse video "Rx for Abuse".
  • (8/6/56) Stage: Appeared in "The Beggar's Opera" by John Gay. Sanders Theatre, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
  • (10/09) Singing in concert with the Pittsburgh (PA) Symphony in a concert of music from "The Music Man".
  • She and Hugh Jackman sang "People Will Say We're in Love" from "Oklahoma!"--as Laurey and Curly, respectively--at the opening of Fox Studios in Sydney, Australia.
  • (11/16/07) She took the stage at the Ford Center in Oklahoma City, OK, during the Oklahoma Centennial Spectacular concert. She sang the songs "Oklahoma!" and "People Will Say We're In Love" from the musical "Oklahoma!".
  • (5/10) Aboard Celebrity Equinox on its Transatlantic cruise, she did three 3 shows.

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