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  • Left for New York City at 18 and joined the Corps de Ballet at Radio City Music Hall.
  • Did a stint in Las Vegas in the mid-1960s as a showgirl.
  • Won her 1976 Tony for A Chorus Line under her birth name, Carole Bishop.
  • Was Stockard Channing's understudy in the Broadway production of Six Degrees of Separation.
  • Is an animal-rights activist.


  • 1976, Tony — Actress (Featured Role--Musical): Winner


  • Lawrence Boden Bishop — Father
  • Lee Leonard — Husband
  • Peter Miller — Ex-husband
  • Jane Lenore Bishop — Mother

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  • Birth Name: Carole Bishop
  • Birth Place: Colorado Springs, CO
  • Birthday: February 28, 1944, Pisces
  • Profession: Actor

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