Loudon, Dorothy (1933–2003)
Loudon, Dorothy (1933–2003)
American actress. Born Sept 17, 1933, in Boston, Massachusetts; died of cancer, Nov 15, 2003, in New York, NY; dau. of James and Dorothy Shaw Loudon; attended Syracuse University and American Academy of Dramatic Arts; m. Norman Paris (died 1977).
Began career in cabaret and on tv, becoming a regular on "The Garry Moore Show"; on Broadway, created the role of Miss Hannigan in Annie (1977), for which she won a Tony Award; also starred in Sweeney Todd (1979), West Side Waltz (1981) and Noises Off (1983); films include Garbo Talks (1984) and Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997). Nominated for Tony awards for The Fig Leaves Are Falling (1969) and Ballroom (1978).
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