Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys.
Another 2 wins & 5 nominations.
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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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I like the character of Charity because she's so hopeful. She's never bitter, and plenty of things happen to her that could make her bitter. She always thinks tomorrow's going to be beautiful. And someday it will be.
Never pulled the diva act and was not overly-possessive about her award-winning stage roles. In fact she gamely coached Shirley MacLaine
on the set of Sweet Charity
(1969), who was recreating Gwen's title character.