Appeared in "The Show Is On" on Broadway.
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Bea Lillie | Beatrice Lilly
5' 4" (1.63 m)
Did You Know?
Beatrice Lillie was having her hair coiffed at Elizabeth Arden when the wife of the founder of the Armour meat-packing company entered, noticed her, and complained loudly that she didn't realize there would be chorus girls present or she would not have come. Soon thereafter, as Lillie was leaving and saying goodbye to the manageress in the waiting room, she said, "You may tell the butcher's wife ...
Won a Special Tony Award in 1953 for her show, "An Evening With Beatrice Lillie." She was also twice nominated for the Best Actress (Musical) Tony: in 1958 for "Ziegfeld Follies," and in 1964 for "High Spirits."
String of pearls and a long cigarette holder