Verdon, Gwen

Verdon, (Gwyneth Evelyn) Gwen

(1926–  ) stage actress; born in Culver City, Calif. Remembered for singing and dancing "Whatever Lola Wants (Lola Gets)" in Damn Yankees (1955), she starred in a number of other Broadway musicals.
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