Where are you from? Cincinnati, Ohio.
Broadway Credits: Damn Yankees, New Girl in Town, West Side Story, Redhead, Gypsy, Anyone Can Whistle, Hello, Dolly!, George M!, Out Town, The Boyfriends, Follies, Oklahoma!, Barnum, Sunset Boulevard, The Scarlet Pimpernel.
How did you hear you’d booked your first Broadway show? I had done the national company of Damn Yankees and was doing the movie of The Pajama Game for Bob Fosse and he asked me if I would be interested in returning to New York to dance in his next Broadway show, New Girl in Town. Naturally, I said yes.
What is your favorite event in the Broadway community? Anything BC/EFA sponsors.
What’s something about Broadway that fascinates you? The wonderful feeling of cameraderie.
What, other than theater, has inspired you recently? Being a Godfather to Sophia and Alexander Bankuti.
If I could have coffee with any living person, it would be… Frank Rich, and I have.
If I could trade places with anybody for a day, I would choose… Angelina Jolie. (Just kidding.) (Well, maybe not.)
To be successful in show business, it takes… A love for the business, over a love of you being in the business.
Tell us a secret! I slept with a movie star in the 60s.