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Gwen Verdon

We remember dancer Gwen Verdon. She died today at the age of 75. She became an overnight Broadway sensation in 1953 as a dancer in Can Can, for which she won her first Tony Award. Later she created her most memorable roles in Bob Fosses Damn Yankees as the seductress Lola, Sweet Charity as the taxi dancer Charity, and Chicago as the chorus girl Roxie. Verdon was also Fosses third wife. (ORIGINAL BROADCAST from 5

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