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(1997) TV commercials: Old Navy clothes ("Magic Holiday Special")

(2000) TV commercial: Bayer aspirin.

(2001) TV commercial: Bayer aspirin

(2002) Stage: Appeaed (as "Midge") in "I'm Not Rappaport" by Herb Gardner, Booth Theater, New York City.

(1988) Stage: Appeared in "Hair", Los Angeles, CA (also on the CD of the original cast recording).

(2005) Stage: Appeared (as "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz") in "Wicked" at the Ford Center/Oriental Theater in Chicago, IL.

(2002) Stage: Appeared in "I'm Not Rappaport" at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, NJ. Also in cast: Judd Hirsch.

(2003) Stage: Appeared in "Wicked" on Broadway. Musical.

(1999) Stage: Appeared in "Fosse" on Broadway. Musical revue/dance.

(1992) Stage: Appeared in "Jelly's Last Jam" on Broadway. Musical.

(1985) Stage: Appeared in "Grind" on Broadway. Musical.

(1971) Stage: Appeared (as "Leading Player") in "Pippin" on Broadway. Musical comedy. Book by Roger O. Hirson [uncredited]. Book by Bob Fosse. Music / lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. Musical Director: Stanley Lebowsky. Music orchestrated by Ralph Burns. Dance arrangements by John Berkman. Choreographed / directed by Bob Fosse. Imperial Theatre (moved to The Minskoff Theatre from 15 Mar 1977-close): 23 Oct 1972-12 Jun 1977 (1944 performances + 5 previews that began on 18 Oct 1972). Cast: Eric Berry (as "Charles"), Jill Clayburgh (as "Catherine"), Leland Palmer (as "Fastrada"), John Rubinstein (as "Pippin"), Irene Ryan (as "Berthe") [died on 26 Apr 1973; initially replaced by Lucie Lancaster], Roger A. Bigelow (as "Dance Alternate"), Candy Brown (as "Player"), Christopher Chadman (as "Lewis"), Cheryl Clark (as "Dance Alternate"), Kathryn Doby (as "Player"), Gene Foote (as "Noble"), Roger Hamilton (as "The Head" / "Field Marshall"), Richard Korthaze (as "Beggar"), John Mineo (as "Musician"), Jennifer Nairn-Smith (as "Player"), Shane Nickerson (as "Theo"), Ann Reinking (as "Player"), Paul Solen (as "Peasant"), Pamela Sousa (as "Player"). Standbys: Northern J. Calloway (as "Leading Player"), Lucie Lancaster (as "Berthe"), Will McMillan (as "Theo"), Walter Willison (as "Pippin"). Understudies: Candy Brown (as "Fastrada"), Gene Foote (as "Leading Player"), Roger Hamilton (as "Charles"), Ann Reinking (as "Catherine"). Replacement actors included: Sandahl Bergman (as "Player") [unknown dates], Betty Buckley (as "Catherine") [from 11 Jun 1973-?], Antonia Ellis (as "Fastrada") [from 5 Jan 1976-?], Lucie Lancaster (as "Berthe") [from Apr 1973-?], Dorothy Stickney (as "Berthe") [from 11 Jun 1973-?]. Produced by Stuart Ostrow. NOTE: Irene Ryan was nominated (posthumously) for Tony Award as Best Supporting or Featured Actress (Musical).

(1971) Stage: Appeared (as "Judas Iscariot") in "Jesus Christ Superstar" on Broadway. Musical/drama. Lyrics by Tim Rice. Music by / music orchestrated by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Musical Director: Marc Pressel. Scenic Design by Robin Wagner. Lighting Design by Jules Fisher. Costume Design by Randy Barcelo. Conceived for the stage / directed by Tom O'Horgan. Mark Hellinger Theatre: 12 Oct 1971-1 Jul 1973 (711 performances + 13 previews that began on 29 Sep 1971). Cast: Yvonne Elliman (as "Mary Magdalene"), Jeff Fenholt (as "Jesus of Nazareth"), Paul Ainsley (as "King Herod" / "Merchant" / "Leper"), Bob Bingham (as "Caiaphas"), Barry Dennen (as "Pontius Pilate"), Robalee Barnes (as "Apostle" / "Merchant" / "Leper" / "Reporter"), Eddie Barton (as "Judas' Tormentor" / "Soldier"), Steven Bell (as "Third Priest"), Ferne Bork (as "Reporter" / "Apostle Woman" / "Temple Lady" / "Leper"), Alan Braunstein (as "First Priest"), Celia Brin (as "Cured Leper" / "Apostle Woman" / "Temple Lady"), Dennis Buckley (as "Simon Zealotes" / "Merchant" / "Leper"), Kay Cole (as "Reporter" / "Apostle Woman" / "Temple Lady" / "Leper"), Dennis Cooley (as "Cured Leper" / "Apostle"), Charlotte Crossley (as "Soul Girl" / "Leper"), Denise Delapenha (as "Apostle Woman" / "Temple Lady" / "Leper"), Pi Douglass (as "Cured Leper" / "Apostle" / "Reporter"), Tony Gardner (as "Judas' Tormentor" / "Soldier"), Robin Grean (as "Cured Leper" / "Temple Lady"), Michael Jason (as "Peter" / "Merchant" / "Leper"), Phil Jethro (as "Annas"), Cliff Lipson (as "Cured Leper" / "Apostle" / "Merchant"), Doug Lucas (as "Apostle/Leper/Reporter"), Michael Meadows (as "Second Priest"), Laura Michaels (as "Cured Leper/Temple Lady"), Anita Morris (as "Reporter/Apostle Woman/Temple Lady/Leper"), Ted Neeley (as "Reporter/Leper"), Cecelia Norfleet (as "Soul Girl/Leper"), Janet Powell (as "Soul Girl/Leper"), Linda Rios (as "Maid by the Fire/Leper"), James Sbano (as "Cured Leper/Apostle/Merchant"), Peter Schlosser (as "Old Man/Apostle/Leper"), Bonnie Schon (as "Cured Leper/Temple Lady/Reporter"), Tom Stovall (as "Soldier/Judas' Tormentor"), Paul Sylvan (as "Soldier/Judas' Tormentor"), Margaret Warncke (as "Reporter/Leper"), Willie Windsor (as "Reporter/Apostle/Leper"), Samuel E. Wright (as "Apostle/Reporter/Leper"), Kurt Yaghjian (as "Reporter/Leper"). Swings: Marsha Faye, Nat Morris. Understudies: Robalee Barnes (as "Simon Zealotes"), Dennis Cooley (as "Jesus of Nazareth"), Denise Delapenha (as "Mary Magdalene"), Michael Jason (as "Annas"), Phil Jethro (as "Pontius Pilate), Cliff Lipson (as "First Priest/Second Priest"), Doug Lucas (as "Third Priest), Michael Meadows (as "King Herod"), Ted Neeley (as "Jesus of Nazareth"), Peter Schlosser (as "Caiaphas"), Willie Windsor (as "Peter"), Kurt Yaghjian (as "(Judas Iscariot"). Replacement actors during run: Christopher Allen (as "Apostle/Cured Leper/Reporter"), Seth Allen (as "Pontius Pilate") [from 24 Jan 1972- ?], Roy Bailey (as "Apostle/Leper/Reporter"), Edward Q. Bhartonn (as "Judas' Tormentor/Soldier"), Alan Blair (as "Judas' Tormentor/Soldier"), Penelope Bodry (as "Cured Leper/Temple Lady"), Gail Boggs (as "Singer/Soul Girl"), Robert Brandon (as "Leper/Merchant/Peter"), Dennis Cooley (as "Jesus of Nazareth"), Kathye Dezina (as "Mary Magdalene") [Broadway debut], Carol Estey (as "Leper/Reporter/Temple Lady"), Greg Evigan (as "Apostle/Cured Leper/Merchant/Tormentor (Judas' Death]"), Realinda Farrell (as "Singer/Soul Girl"), Lorraine Feather (as "Apostle Woman/Leper/Reporter/Temple Lady"), Lynn Gerb (as "Apostle Woman/Leper/Reporter"), Dan Gibson (as "Leper/Merchant/Singer"), William Daniel Grey (as "Annas"), Marta Heflin (as "Mary Magdalene") [from 17 Apr 1972- ?], Spence Henderson (as "Judas' Tormentor/Soldier"), Jeffrey Hillock (as "First Priest"), Patrick Jude (as "Judas Iscariot"), Stephen Klein (as "Caiaphas"), Michael Lamont (as "Apostle/Leper/Merchant/Reporter/Tormentor [Judas' Death]"), Roger Lawson (as "Second Priest"), Doug Lucas (as "Old Man"), Reggie Mack (as "Leper/Merchant/Simon Zealotes"), George Mansour (as "Pontius Pilate") [Broadway debut], William Parry (as "Third Priest") [Broadway debut], Shezwae Powell (as "Singer/Soul Girl"), Christina Putnam (as "Apostle Woman/Cured Leper/Reporter/Temple Lady"), Curt Ralston (as "Leper/Merchant/Singer"), Vicki Sue Robinson (as "Leper/Reporter/Singer"), James Sbano (as "Judas' Tormentor/Soldier"), Mark Shannon (as "Apostle/Cured Leper/Merchant/Reporter/Tormentor [Judas' Death]"), Dennis Simpson (as "Apostle/Leper/Merchant/Reporter"), Jack Starkey (as "Apostle/Singer"), Shirley Sypert (as "Apostle Woman/Singer/Soul Girl"), Margaret Warncke (as "Maid by the Fire"), Randy Wilson (as "Apostle/Cured Leper/Merchant"). Swings: George Mansour, Laura Michaels, Anthony White. Understudies: William Daniel Grey (as "Jesus of Nazareth"), Reggie Mack (as "Judas Iscariot"), James Sbano (as "Judas Iscariot"), Shirley Sypert (as "Mary Magdalene"). Produced by Robert Stigwood. Produced in association with MCA Inc. Produced by arrangement with David Land. Associate Producer: Gatchell & Neufeld Ltd. Note: Produced on film as Jesus Christ Superstar (1973).

(1968) Stage: Appeared in "Hair" on Broadway.

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