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|Also Known As:||Died:||March 3, 1994|
|Born:||March 14, 1943||Cause of Death:||ovarian cancer|
|Birth Place:||Durham, North Carolina, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Began performing with the American Mime Theater
Broadway debut, chorus member of "Jesus Christ Superstar"
Feature debut, "The Broad Coalition"
First speaking role on Broadway, "Seesaw"; initial collaboration with Tommy Tune
Appeared in "The Magic Show", directed by her husband Grover Dale
Replaced Ann Jillian in the Broadway musical "Sugar Babies"
Diagnosed with ovarian cancer
Assumed the leading role of Miss Mona, the brothel owner, in the stage musical "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas", staged by Tune
Played a dancer in "So Fine"
Breakthrough stage role, cast as Carla, the mistress of film director Guido Contini, in "Nine", a Broadway musical directed by Tommy Tune and based on Fellini's "8 1/2"; created controversy with her costume (a black lace body stocking) as well as her gyrations during her showstopping number "A Phone Call From the Vatican"; received Tony nomination as Best Featured Actress in a Musical; number banned from being performed as originally staged during the annual telecast of the Tony Awards by CBS
Played Babs Berrenger-DeGava on the short-lived series "Berrenger's" (NBC)
Offered a memorable supporting turn as Danny De Vito's sexy mistress in the comedy "Ruthless People"
Had recurring role as Barbara Whiteman in the Fox TV series version of "Down and Out in Beverly Hills"
Last TV appearance in the NBC miniseries "Trade Winds"
Final film, "Radioland Murders"; released posthumously
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