: Played Fantine in "Les Miserables" musical by Claude-Michel Schonberg and Herbert Kretzmer, original French text by Alain Boublil and Jean-Marc Natel, based on the novel by Victor Hugo, additional material by James Fenton on broadway
(Broadhurst Theater, New York City, New York, USA).
5' 2½" (1.59 m)
Did You Know?
We didn't want to go to broadway
to become broadway
stars; we went to kick the motherf***in' doors of broadway
open, because it's old-school and it's stodgy. We were invited there, and that was cool.
She and Fredi Walker (Joanne) were the only two original broadway
cast members who did not reprise their roles in the movie version of "Rent." Daphne did not reprise her role due to pregnancy and the role of Mimi was played on film by Rosario Dawson. Fredi refused the movie role because she thought she had aged beyond what the audience would believe; the role of Joanne in the movie was played by ...