Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys.
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Gwen originated and immortalized, on the Broadway stage, the roles of some of the most popular musical theatre characters. Between the years of 1952 and 1975, Gwen brought to us: Lola in "Damn Yankees"; Anna Christie in "New Girl In Town"; Essie in "Redhead"; Charity Hope Valentine in "Sweet Charity"; Roxie Hart in "Chicago"; ...
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5' 4" (1.63 m)
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These girls I've played are naive and pure. They are looking for someone to really love. But they aren't very bright, and they haven't been brought up in a family situation that enables them to evaluate. As for the prostitutes, well they're 'loved' every 20 minutes, or what substitutes for love in about 90% of American homes-- I'm pretty cynical about that.
Suffered from childhood disease that caused her legs to be badly bent and misshapen; her mother enrolled her in dance to strengthen them.
Throaty, grainy, yet girlish singing voice