In 1969 she starred in a Florida production of the musical "Mame", which led to her becoming the last actress to headline the Broadway production of that show later that year and in 1970, before it finally closed (she replaced Jane Morgan
, who had replaced Janis Paige
, who had replaced Angela Lansbury
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Johnnie Lucille Collier
5' 7" (1.7 m)
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At MGM, I always played the second feminine lead. I was never the star in films. I was the brassy, good-hearted showgirl. I never really had my big moment on the screen. Broadway gave me the stardom that my soul kind of yearned for.
Nominated for the 1980 Tony Award (New York City) for Best Actress in a Musical for "Sugar Babies".
Long legs and fast tap dance routines