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Also Known As: Died: December 3, 1999
Born: September 29, 1942 Cause of Death: ovarian cancer
Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1975:
Co-starred in "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother", helmed by Gene Wilder
1973:
Earned first Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination as Trixie Delight in "Paper Moon", starring O'Neal and directed by Bogdanovich
1968:
Film debut in a short, an Ingmar Bergman spoof, "The Dove"
1972:
First TV-movie, "Harvey" (NBC)
1993:
Nearly stole the show by performing the patter song "Not Getting Married Today" (from "Company") at "Sondheim: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall"; performance preserved on a recording and the videotape which aired on PBS' "Great Performances"
1987:
Replaced Carlin Glinn as the female lead of the Fox sitcom "Mr. President", starring George C Scott
1973:
Starred as a go-go dancer in David Rabe's play "Boom Boom Room"; earned Tony nomination for the role
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Was a guest on "The Tonight Show" with Johnny Carson
1970:
Was a regular performer on the summer variety series "Comedy Tonight" (CBS)
1978:
Was featured in the all-star spoof of films noir "The Cheap Detective", scripted by Neil Simon
1986:
Began voice work in animated films with "My Little Pony" and "An American Tail"
1964:
Briefly worked as a schoolteacher
1999:
Final screen appearance as a Long Island housewife in "Judy Berlin"
1977:
Returned to Brooks' company of actors for his Hitchcock spoof "High Anxiety"
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Returned to series TV as a regular on "Cosby" (CBS)
1992:
Won acclaim for her stage performance as Gorgeous in Wendy Wasserstein's "The Sisters Rosensweig"; received Tony Award
1999:
Announced in November that for the past year she had been underoing treatment for ovarian cancer
1992:
Appeared in Woody Allen's "Shadows and Fog"
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Appeared regularly in stage revues in NYC
1968:
Broadway debut, "New Faces of '68"
1995:
Cast as Martha Mitchell in Oliver Stone's "Nixon"
1969:
Had featured role as one of Noah's daughters-in-law in "Two by Two", starring Danny Kaye
1981:
Once again appeared with Brooks in "The History of the World Part I"
1965:
Professional stage debut as a chorus member in a revival of "Kiss Me, Kate"
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Raised in NYC
1983:
Starred in the short-lived sitcom "Oh Madeline" (ABC)
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While in college, performed as a classical singer in school productions
1995:
Appeared as the Mayor Cora Hoover Hooper in a special one-performance only production of the Arthur Laurents-Stephen Sondheim musical "Anyone an Whistle"; co-starred with Scott Bakula and Bernadette Peters; show was recorded and released on CD
1974:
Appeared in two Mel Brooks comedy films: as Lili Von Shtupp, a takeoff of Marlene Dietrich, in "Blazing Saddles" and as the title character's fiance in "Young Frankenstein"; received a Best Supporting Actress Academy Award nomination for the former; both films featured Gene Wilder
1990:
Co-starred in Alan Alda's "Betsey's Wedding"
1972:
Feature film debut, "What's Up, Doc?"; played Ryan O'Neal's fiancee and nearly stole the film; first film for Peter Bogdanovich
1995:
Played a gossip reporter in the short-lived CBS series "New York News"
1998:
Provided the voice of Gypsy in the computer animated "A Bug's Life"
1975:
Reteamed with Bogdanovich for the ill-fated musical "At Long Last Love"
1989:
Starred opposite Edward Asner in the Broadway revival of "Born Yesterday"; received a Tony nomination
1978:
Starred opposite John Cullum in the stage musical "On the Twentieth Century"; reportedly fired from production after a few months; received a Tony Award nomination

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