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Broadway dancer Gwen Verdon (1925-2000), who won four Tony awards and is best remembered for her role as The Devil’s seductive assistant Lola in the musical Damn Yankees.

She shares a January 13th birthday with Robert Stack (1919-2003), best remembered
for playing Prohibition-era federal gangbuster Eliot Ness in TV’s The Untouchables.

Scroll down for a detail image.  You can watch Gwen’s famous Lola number in this post.

January 25th birthday tribute to Broadway dancer Gwen Verdon showing clock embedded in Christmas Story leg lamp and Verdon in her role as Lola in the musical Damn Yankees, with Robert Stack as Eliot Ness in background

detail image for January 25th birthday tribute to Broadway dancer Gwen Verdon showing clock embedded in Christmas Story leg lamp and Verdon in her role as Lola in the musical Damn Yankees, with Robert Stack as Eliot Ness in background

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