Who Won the 1982
Tony Awards Best Leading Actress Musical

Jennifer Holliday

("Dreamgirls")

1981 Tony Awards Best Leading Actress Musical Winner
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Nine Olivier prizes for Harry Potter play

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While it lost that race, onetime “Glee” star Amber Riley won Best Actress for her show-stopping performance as Effie White, the role that won Jennifer Holliday a Tony and Jennifer Hudson the Oscar. Mark Wigglesworth, who conducted “Don Giovanni” and ...


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You May Know This 'Dreamgirls' Classic, But 'Glee's' Amber Riley Makes Sure You'll Never Forget It

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Riley currently stars as Effie White — inspired by Supremes member Florence Ballard and previously played by Jennifer Holliday on Broadway in the '80s (winning a Tony) as well as Jennifer Hudson in the 2006 film version (winning an Oscar) — in the ...

1982 Tony Awards Best Leading Actress Musical Winner Jennifer Holliday News

Glee alum Amber Riley performs Dreamgirls showstopper at Olivier Awards

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The original Effie White, Jennifer Holliday, had nothing but praise for Riley following the performance. “Congrats @MsAmberPRiley on UR WIN! Over 35yrs since Dreamgirls, I watched you perform tonite & You gave me chills- SO PROUD!” she wrote on ...


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Broadway Stars Ben Platt, Jennifer Holliday, and More Sing Their Hearts Out for Miscast Gala

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Miscast, the annual gala that benefits the MCC Theater, happened last night at the cavernous Hammerstein Ballroom. The tongue-in-cheek event derives its name from the host of Broadway stars who willingly sing songs for which they are woefully ...

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