PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: Penny Fuller

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Penny Fuller — who co-stars in Broadway's Dividing the Estate — fills out's questionnaire with random facts, backstage trivia and pop culture tidbits.
Penny Fuller
Penny Fuller Photo by Harry Langdon

Full given name: Penelope Ann Fuller
Hometown: Southern Pines and Lumberton, NC
and Briercliff Manor, NJ
I'm one-half Yankee and one-half Southern
Zodiac sign: Cancer
Special skills: French, a little Italian cooking
First Broadway show ever saw: High Button Shoes – My uncle was in it (William David)
If you could go back in time and catch any Broadway show, what would it be? The Glass Menagerie with Laurette Taylor
Current show you have been recommending to friends: Until recently [title of show]
Favorite show tune: "Make The Man Love Me"
Most played song on your iPod: Yoyo Ma's Bach Cello Suites
Last book you read: John le Carré's new book – "A Most Wanted Man"
Must-see TV show: BBC America's "Wire in the Blood" with Robson Green
Last good movie you saw: "Man on Wire"
Favorite board/card game: Scrabble (with my daughter)
Performer you would drop everything to go see: Daniel Craig but also at one time it was Sammy Davis Jr.
Pop culture guilty pleasure: Robson Green
First stage kiss: Robert Redford
Favorite post-show meal: A scotch with a splash of soda
How you got your Equity card: Had a SAG card and got my Equity after I auditioned for my first show - Oh, Kay!
Worst missed cue/onstage mishap: When I was in Barefoot in the Park, Kurt Kasznar forgot an entrance; when the stage manager called out "Kurt" backstage, one stage hand thought he said "curtain" and brought the house curtain down.
Who have you played on "Law & Order"? Which edition? Mrs. Joyce Pollock, a woman with a much younger husband on "L&O" the original
Cats or dogs? Love both but don't have either
Favorite cereal: Granola from Le Pain Quotidien
Who would play you in the movie? Amy Adams and Blythe Danner (as the contemporary me)
Worst job you ever had: Paycheck typist for Revlon
TV or commercial gig you most enjoyed: "The Two Mrs. Grenvilles," which was filmed in London
Leading lady role you've been dying to play: Cleopatra and Princess Kosmonopolis in Sweet Bird of Youth
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