Appeared (as "Ann Cathway"; credited as Harriette Lake) in "Everybody's Welcome" on Broadway. Musical comedy. Music by Sammy Fain
[earliest Broadway credit]. Book by Lambert Carroll. Based on "Up Pops the Devil" by Frances Goodrich
and Albert Hackett
. Lyrics by Irving Kahal
. Musical Director: Tom Jones. Additional music by
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Harriette Lake | Harriet Lake | Joan Larrabee | Foxy McNamara | Ann Southern
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In her role as Susie McNamara on Private Secretary
(1953) (which ran 1953-1958), Sothern played the first working woman on an American TV sitcom.