Actress who earned a Tony Award for her 1989 performance in Jerome Robbins' Broadway.
In 1979, she made her debut on Broadway as part of the chorus of the musical They're Playing Our Song.
Her musical theater credits include roles in Blues in the Night, Chicago, and Les Miserables.
She married Beau Gravitte; they became parents to three children.
She and Bette Midler appeared in the 2000 biographical film Isn't She Great.