Actress | Soundtrack
At the recommendation of Gower Champion, she was picked to be Carol Channing's standby in the original 1964 Broadway production of "Hello Dolly!" Channing, unfortunately, was known for never missing a performance. Jo Anne later played the title role...
I have a big mouth, and I'm sorry to say I've always had one. When I was young, in church, I never sang with everybody else. I only mouthed the hymns, so I wouldn't drown everyone else out. I have my quiet moments. But I don't have many.
The catchphrase, "Was that a chicken joke?"
Lowell, Indiana, USA
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