American dancer and actress (1925-2000)
Gwen Verdon (January 13, 1925 – October 18, 2000) was an American dancer and actress. She acted on stage and in movies. She won four Tony Awards for her musical comedy performances. In the musical Damn Yankees, she played Lola. She played Abigail in The Farmer Takes a Wife.
Gwenyth Evelyn Verdon
January 13, 1925
|Died||October 18, 2000 (aged 75)|
|Spouse(s)||James Henaghan (1942–1947)|
Bob Fosse (1960–1987)
|Awards||Best Featured Actress in a Musical |
Best Leading Actress in a Musical
1956 Damn Yankees
1958 New Girl In Town
Verdon was born in Culver City, California. She died following a heart attack in Vermont at age 75.
- ↑ "Gwen Verdon". TV Guide. Retrieved Jun 10, 2015.
- ↑ "Gwen Verdon". The New York Times. Retrieved Jun 10, 2015.