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Marilu Henner

 
Birth Place:
Chicago, IL, USA
Bio:
Mary Lucy "Marilu" Denise Henner was born on April 6, 1952 in Chicago, Illinois and is perhaps best known for her 5-time Golden Globe-nominated TV role as Elaine Nardo on "Taxi". Ms. Henner has appeared a number of times on Broadway over the years with roles in Over Here! in 1974, Pal Joey in 1976, ... (read complete bio)
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Date of Birth: April 06, 1952 (70)

Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA

Bio:
Mary Lucy "Marilu" Denise Henner was born on April 6, 1952 in Chicago, Illinois and is perhaps best known for her 5-time Golden Globe-nominated TV role as Elaine Nardo on "Taxi". Ms. Henner has appeared a number of times on Broadway over the years with roles in Over Here! in 1974, Pal Joey in 1976, ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Barrow Street Theatricals Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Guest Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2018
Sharon Papadopolous
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2000
Lee [Replacement]
  [US Tour]
1st Revival National Tour, 0
Annie Oakley
  [US Tour]
2nd National Tour, 1997
Roxie Hart [Replacement]
Roxie Hart [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Roxie Hart [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
1986
Barbara Kahn [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1976
Ensemble
Marilu
Gladys (Understudy) [Replacement]
Gladys Bumps (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1974
Performer
Donna
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1972
Marty [Replacement]

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Barrow Street Theatricals Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Guest Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2018
Sharon Papadopolous

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2000
Lee [Replacement]

  [US Tour]
1st Revival National Tour, 0
Annie Oakley

  [US Tour]
2nd National Tour, 1997
Roxie Hart [Replacement]

Roxie Hart [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Roxie Hart [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
1986
Barbara Kahn [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1976
Ensemble

Marilu

Gladys (Understudy) [Replacement]

Gladys Bumps (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1974
Performer

Donna

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1972
Marty [Replacement]

Marilu Henner Biography

Mary Lucy "Marilu" Denise Henner was born on April 6, 1952 in Chicago, Illinois and is perhaps best known for her 5-time Golden Globe-nominated TV role as Elaine Nardo on "Taxi".
Ms. Henner has appeared a number of times on Broadway over the years with roles in Over Here! in 1974, Pal Joey in 1976, as Barbara Kahn in 1986's Social Security, and as Roxie Hart in Chicago from 1997 to 1998 (which she reprised on the National Tour in 1999). In 2000, she took on the leading role of Annie Oakley in the National Tour of Annie Get Your Gun and she was last seen on the Great White Way, when she assumed the role of Lee in The Tale of the Allergist's Wife in 2002.

Ms. Henner's career on screen began in 1977, landing the role of Danielle in "Between the Lines". Following a handful of films and TV movies, including "Bloodbrothers" in 1978, her big breakthrough came after being cast as Elaine Nardo on the hit ABC sitcom "Taxi" and she quickly became an international star. She appeared in a total of 114 episodes between 1978 and 1983 and garnered critical acclaim with five consecutive Golden Globe nominations from 1979.
Ms. Henner returned to the New York stage from July 19, 2018 to star as Sharon Papadopolous in the Broadway premiere of Gettin' the Band Back Together at the Belasco Theatre and played her final performance on September 16, 2018.




Marilu Henner News

Bucks County Playhouse to Return to Full Production; 2022 Season Announced! Photo Bucks County Playhouse to Return to Full Production; 2022 Season Announced!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 25, 2022

Bucks County Playhouse Executive Producer Robyn Goodman, Producing Director Alexander Fraser and Producer Josh Fiedler announced titles and creative teams for the theater’s 2022 season, which will launch May 20.

The Hollywood Museum to Present an Industry Moms Mother's Day Exhibit Photo The Hollywood Museum to Present an Industry Moms Mother's Day Exhibit
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 23, 2022

‚ÄúFor most, our mother is your first friend, your best friend, your forever friend.¬† Our mother‚Äôs love is unconditional and only grows stronger over a lifetime,‚ÄĚ says Donelle Dadigan (Founder/President of the Hollywood Museum).

New Book About the Making of GREASE to Be Released For the Musical's 50th Anniversary Photo New Book About the Making of GREASE to Be Released For the Musical's 50th Anniversary
by Stephi Wild - Apr 22, 2022

A new book about the making of Grease will be released in honor of the musical's 50th anniversary this year!

Jarrod Spector, Kelli Barrett & More Launch 'Full Circle Artists' Concert Agency Photo Jarrod Spector, Kelli Barrett & More Launch 'Full Circle Artists' Concert Agency
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2022

It was announced today that a powerhouse team of collaborators, including Tony Award nominee Jarrod Spector and stage and screen star Kelli Barrett, have launched Full Circle Artists, a revolutionary full-service, bicoastal concert agency providing artists & venues the highest caliber entertainment and service imaginable. 

28 Theater Books for Your Spring 2022 Reading List Photo 28 Theater Books for Your Spring 2022 Reading List
by Team BWW - Apr 9, 2022

Spring has sprung and the great weather calls for a great book to enjoy outdoors! You're in luck, because this year, Broadway's best have put pen to paper to turn out theatre page-turners of every kind. From theatre biographies to theatre fiction; theatre books for kids to theatre history; check out our collection of 28 new Broadway books for every theatre lover's spring reading list.

Marilu Henner & James Canning to Present TELL ME MORE, TELL ME MORE: THE GREASE! 50 R Photo Marilu Henner & James Canning to Present TELL ME MORE, TELL ME MORE: THE GREASE! 50 REUNION
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 4, 2022

Marilu Henner and James Canning have announced that their special evening Tell Me More, Tell Me More: The Grease 50  Reunion will play two nights at Feinstein’s 54 Below, Wednesday, June 1 and Monday, June 6 with shows at 7:00 pm.

Feinstein's/54 Below Will Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of GREASE Photo Feinstein's/54 Below Will Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of GREASE
by Stephi Wild - Apr 4, 2022

Feinstein's/54 Below will welcome cast members from Grease to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the hit musical in Tell Me More, Tell Me More: The Grease 50th Reunion on  June 1 and 6 at 7:00pm.

Fire Island Summer Series Announced Featuring  Jeanna De Waal, John Waters, Ada Vox,  Photo Fire Island Summer Series Announced Featuring Jeanna De Waal, John Waters, Ada Vox, Marilu Henner, and Seth Sikes
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 9, 2022

NYC promoter and producer brings his Summer series to Fire Island's Whyte Hall for Summer 2022.

The Marilu Henner Show Comes to Fire Island in May Photo The Marilu Henner Show Comes to Fire Island in May
by Stephi Wild - Jan 31, 2022

Daniel Nardicio presents The Marilu Henner Show live at Whyte Hall Fire Island Saturday, May 28th- 8pm (doors at 7).

Photos: Inside Off The Lane's 2nd Annual Empower Artists Gala Photo Photos: Inside Off The Lane's 2nd Annual Empower Artists Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2021

Last Monday November 8th, just two days shy of the late Ann Reinking’s birthday, Off The Lane held their 2nd Annual Empower Artists Gala, announcing their inaugural year winner of the Ann Reinking Scholarship Program, Vivianna DeSantiago.

Marilu Henner Videos

Photo Flash: Stewart Green Photo Flashes THE LINEUP WITH SUSIE MOSHER at Birdland The VideoPhoto Flash: Stewart Green Photo Flashes THE LINEUP WITH SUSIE MOSHER at Birdland Theater On October 5th
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 11, 2021

Susie Mosher has done it again, and Stewart Green has the photographic evidence.

VIDEO Special: Broadway Celebrates the Legacy of the Late, Great Ann Reinking VideoVIDEO Special: Broadway Celebrates the Legacy of the Late, Great Ann Reinking
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jan 23, 2021

Just last month, Broadway lost one of its brightest stars in Ann Reinking, who sadly passed away at the age of 71. Ann, or Annie and she was called by those closest to her, leaves behind a legacy of greatness. 'We've lost a big icon in our craft...' said her friend and colleague Chita Rivera. 'But somewhere there is a light that shines, and that light is Annie. Now she shines within us and we have to keep that alive. We have to talk about her and think about her.'

Broadway Rewind: GREASE Is the Word on Opening Night in 2007! VideoBroadway Rewind: GREASE Is the Word on Opening Night in 2007!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 16, 2020

On August 19, 2007, Grease was the word for the third time in Broadway history. The revival opened at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre following a nation-wide search for its leading players on NBC's You're the One That I Want, throwing winners Laura Osnes and Max Crumm into the Broadway spotlight. The show, directed by Kathleen Marshall, went on to play for 554 performances.

BWW TV: Which Original Cast Would You Turn Back the Clock to See? Broadway Weighs In! VideoBWW TV: Which Original Cast Would You Turn Back the Clock to See? Broadway Weighs In!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 2, 2018

If you could turn back the clock to see just one original Broadway cast in action, which show would you choose? Would it be an old-timey classic or just a personal favorite?

BWW TV: Together at Last! Inside Opening Night of GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER on B VideoBWW TV: Together at Last! Inside Opening Night of GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER on Broadway!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Aug 14, 2018

Gettin' the Band Back Together on Broadway, directed by Tony Award winner John Rando and choreographed by Chris Bailey, officially opened just last night, August 13, at the Belasco Theatre! 

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER on Broadway! VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights from GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 9, 2018

Gettin' The Band Back Together is now playing on Broadway, opening on Monday, August 13 at The Belasco Theatre. Get a first look at the boys in action below!

BWW TV: Meet the Rockin' Company of GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER VideoBWW TV: Meet the Rockin' Company of GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 8, 2018

The band is gettin' back together and Broadway is going to bear witness. Meet the company and get a preview of the show below!

BWW TV: Watch a Sneak Peek of Broadway-Bound GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER! VideoBWW TV: Watch a Sneak Peek of Broadway-Bound GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 4, 2018

The band is getting back together! Gettin' The Band Back Together, the upcoming new Broadway musical comedy, which is directed by Tony Award winner John Rando and choreographed by Chris Bailey, will begin preview performances on July 19 at the Belasco Theatre (111 W 44th Street) with the official opening set for August 13.

VIDEO: Broadway Night on DANCING WITH THE STARS - All the Performances!
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 8, 2016

On last night's DANCING WITH THE STARS, the six remaining celebrities danced a show-stopping dance to a song from a hit Broadway musical.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Friends' Reunite in New Clip from NBC's TRIBUTE TO JAMES BURROWS
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 17, 2016

Courteney Cox, David Schwimmer, Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow and Matt LeBlanc explain how Director Jim Burrows brought them together on 'Friends.'


Marilu Henner Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Marilu Henner been in?
Marilu Henner has appeared on Broadway in 7 shows.

How many West End shows has Marilu Henner been in?
Marilu Henner has not appeared in the West End