(Summer 1972) She acted in Cole Porter, Charles Lederer and Abe Burrows' musical, "Can-Can," in a Kenley Players production at the Packard Music Hall Theatre in Warren; the Veterans Memorial Theatre in Columbus and Memorial Hall in Dayton, Ohio. John Kenley was artistic director.
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Johnnie Lucille Collier
5' 7" (1.7 m)
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At MGM, I always played the second feminine lead. I was never the star in films. I was the brassy, good-hearted showgirl. I never really had my big moment on the screen. Broadway gave me the stardom that my soul kind of yearned for.
Although some sources list her year of birth as 1919, the U.S. census taken on April 1, 1930, several years before she entered show business, gives her age as 7 years (Harris County, Texas, enumeration district 71, p. 2A, family 86).
Long legs and fast tap dance routines