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Overview (1)

Date of Birth 5 November 1963Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Mini Bio (1)

Andrea McArdle was born on November 5, 1963 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. She is an actress, known for Search for Tomorrow (1951), Rainbow (1978) and The 41st Annual Tony Awards (1987). She was previously married to Edd Kalehoff.

Spouse (1)

Edd Kalehoff (1988 - 2011) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (7)

She is married to Edd Kalehoff and has a daughter, Alexis.
Andrea was the first little girl to play the leading role in "Annie" on Broadway, the musical redone in 1999 by Disney.
Daughter Alexis Kalehoff, born 1988.
Was nominated for Broadway's 1977 Tony Award as Best Actress (Musical) for playing the title character of Little Orphan Annie in "Annie."
Her daughter Alexis Kalehoff followed her mother onto Broadway playing the young Cosette in 'Les Miserables' on Broadway in 1996-7.
Had the cameo role of Star-To-Be in the 1999 Disney version of Annie.
Publicly criticized the firing of Joanna Pacitti from the titular role in the 1998 Broadway revival of "Annie." Somewhat ironically, McArdle got the role in a similar manner during the original production of the musical, when she replaced actress Kristen Vigard, who was fired from the production just prior to the New York opening.

Personal Quotes (2)

[on surviving child stardom without any scandals] All I can say is, thank God we didn't have social media back then because I did all of my dirty growing up in private, and it was just as dirty as everybody else's.
Who gets a signature song even once in their career? I got one the first time out, and it was almost too much for me to handle. I didn't realize what a gift I was given.

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