Nominated for 1 Golden Globe.
Another 7 wins & 7 nominations.
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Made her nightclub debut at Feinstein's at the Loews Regency in Manhattan. Her nightclub review, titled "Coming Home", ran September 23 to October 4, and featured songs from Broadway, the Great American Songbook and pop classics, by the likes of Bonnie Raitt
and Melissa Etheridge
, as well as selections from Hairspray
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I'm thrilled beyond belief to be different in this business. I pray that there will be more roles for bigger girls. I pray that the role of the love interest, the beautiful, sexy girl, will be played by a plus-size woman.
Tried out for the part of Tracy in Hairspray on Broadway, but got turned down because she was too young at the time. A few years later, she got cast as Tracy in the movie version of Hairspray.