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Donna Murphy

Personal information
Birth dateMarch 07, 1958(age 58)
Place of birthCorona, Queens, New York, U.S.
OccupationActress, singer
Spouse-Shawn Elliott-1990--

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Donna Murphy (born March 7, 1959) is an American stage, film, television actress and singer.

Murphy has won two Tony Awards for Best Actress in a Musical for her roles in Passion as Fosca and in The King and I as Anna Leonowens. She received three more Tony Award nominations for Best Actress in a Musical for her performances in Wonderful Town as Ruth Sherwood, LoveMusik as Lotte Lenya and The People in the Picture as Raisel/Bubbie.

She is known, most recently, for her role as Mother Gothel in the animated Disney film Tangled (2010), Anij, Captain Jean-Luc Picard's love interest, in Star Trek: Insurrection (1998) and her numerous stage roles in musical theatre.


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