Jane Connell

Jane Connell

Performer

Jane Connell, a career character stage actress who, despite her diminutive stature, commanded many a musical comedy stage—most notably, through her portrayal of the daffy Agnes Gooch in the original stage production of Jerry Herman's Mame—died Sept. 22. She was 87.

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  • Born: Oct 27, 1925 in Berkeley, CA
  • Death: Sep 23, 2013 in Englewood, NJ

Roles (21)

Full Monty Playbill - Opening Night The Full Monty (2000)
Opened Oct 26, 2000
  • as Jeanette Burmeister (Replacement)
  • Jul 3, 2001 - Jul 15, 2001
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Playbill - Preview, March 2001 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (2001)
Opened Apr 26, 2001
  • as Widow Douglas (Original)
Tom Sawyer - Opening Night
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Moon Over Buffalo Playbill - Opening Night, Oct 1995 Moon Over Buffalo (1995)
Opened Oct 1, 1995
  • as Ethel (Original)
Moon Over Buffalo - Opening Night
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Crazy For You Playbill - Opening Night, Feb 1992 Crazy for You (1992)
Opened Feb 19, 1992
  • as Mother (Original)
Crazy for You - Opening Night
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Lend Me a Tenor Playbill - Opening Night, March 1989 Lend Me a Tenor (1989)
Opened Mar 2, 1989
  • as Julia (Original)
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Me and My Girl Playbill - Opening Night, Aug 1986 Me and My Girl (1986)
Opened Aug 10, 1986
  • as Maria (Original)
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Mame Playbill - July 1983 Mame (1983)
Opened Jul 24, 1983
  • as Agnes Gooch (Original)
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Lysistrata Playbill - Nov 1972 Lysistrata (1972)
Opened Nov 13, 1972
  • as Gamma (Original)
Lysistrata - Opening Night
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Dear World Playbill - Dec 1968 Dear World (1969)
Opened Feb 6, 1969
  • as Gabrielle, the Madwoman of Montmartre (Original)
Dear World - January 1969
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Mame Playbill - October 1966 Mame (1966)
Opened May 24, 1966
  • as Agnes Gooch (Original)
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Awards

Tony Award
1987 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Me and My Girl Nominee
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