Appeared in the Ethel Merman Tribute concert "Doin What Comes Natur'lly". (Feb 1998).
5' 4" (1.63 m)
Did You Know?
Take classes, work with other actors, create your own material, and stop blaming your agent. You can change how people see you. It all lies with you, but that takes a lot of work, and it's endless. Yes, I believe in luck. Some people are luckier than others. I've worked hard, but I've also been fortunate.
She won her first Tony award playing a woman her own age in "My Favorite Year" in which she appeared with Mark Linn Baker. She then played comical "old lady" roles in 6 more Broadway shows and received Tony nominations for all but one of them, and added a second Tony as the old lady in "Pippin."