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Born: May 4, 1953 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1961:
Broadway debut as Cleo June in "Midgie Purvis"; play closed after 21 performances
1961:
Was an understudy in short-lived Broadway play, "The Garden of Sweets"
1962:
Appeared in "We Take the Town," a musical version of "Viva Villa" starring Robert Preston
1964:
Made film debut in "Santa Claus Conquers the Martians"
1964:
Replaced Linda Ross as Bielke, Tevye's youngest daughter, in the Broadway production of "Fiddler on the Roof"
1967:
Appeared in the chorus for "Henry, Sweet Henry," a musical version of the film, "The World of Henry Orient"
1968:
Replaced Bernadette Peters in the cast of the off-Broadway musical "Dames at Sea"
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Attracted attention in the late 1970s as the "Dubonnet Girl" in TV commercials
1981:
First starring role in a film, as Kady in "Butterfly"; produced by husband Meshulam Riklis
1983:
Released the single, "The Clapping Song"; also performed song in the feature film, "The Lonely Lady"
1983:
Played leading role of Babette Latouche in the Showtime cable TV comedy special, "Pajama Tops"
1988:
Returned to feature films for a cameo role in John Waters's "Hairspray"
1994:
Played a small role in the comedy, "Naked Gun 33?: The Final Insult"
1995:
Returned to the Broadway stage in the musical "Crazy for You"
1996:
Retired from show business to concentrate on raising her family

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