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Elaine Paige

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Elaine Paige is a British theatre actress and singer most famous for her role in the Original London Production of the Andrew Lloyd Webber Musical, Cats, as Grizabella. She reprised this role in the 1998 film version.

Cats History Edit

London - 05/1981 - Grizabella (until May 1982)

Cats: the Movie - 09/1997 - Grizabella

CreditsEdit

Awards and NominationsEdit

Theatre

1978

  • Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical (Evita)
  • Society of West End Theatre Award for Best Actress in a Musical (Evita)
  • Variety Club Award for Showbusiness Personality of the Year

1984

  • Rear of the Year Award

1986

  • Variety Club Award for Recording Artiste of the Year (Chess)
  • Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical (Chess) (Nomination)
  • Head of the Year Award

1989

  • Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical (Anything Goes) (Nomination)

1993

  • Gold Badge of Merit Award BASCA
  • Laurence Oliver Award for Best Actress in a Musical (Paif) (Nomination)

1994 - 1997

  • Variety Club Award - Best Actress of the Year
  • Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) Queen's Birthday Honours
  • Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical (Sunset Boulevard) (Nomination)
  • HMV Lifetime Achievement Award

1998

  • Lifetime Achievement National Operatic and Dramatic Association

2004

  • Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Sweeney Todd) (Nomination)

2007

  • What'sOnStage Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Musical (The Drowsy Chaperone) (Nomination)

2011

  • Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Follies) (Pending)

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TriviaEdit

  • Due to her large number of roles, she is often referred to as the First Lady of British Musical Theatre.

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