(12/10/76) Appeared on the TV talk show "Midday".
5' 1" (1.55 m)
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[when believing that "Hair," would dealt with such topics as: drugs, sexism, racism, politics, among many others]: I think it's still excellent as an example of the period. But I feel, as a mature artist now, that you have a responsibility to try to reflect the best. We have the same difficulties with gangster rap and all that: we took the lowest aspect of society and glamorized it. But again, I ...
Won Broadway's 1970 Tony Award as Best Supporting or Featured Actress (Musical) for "Purlie," which launched her TV and recording career.