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Frances Ruffelle

Frances Ruffelle

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birthday
29th
August, 1965
Birth Place
Redbridge, London, England
Birth Sign
virgo
Biography

Frances Ruffelle (29 August 1965) is an English musical theatre actress and recording artist. She won a Tony Award in 1987, and represented the United Kingdom in the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest with the song “Lonely Symphony (We Will Be Free)”, finishing 10th. The song became a UK Top 30 hit.
In 1984, Ruffelle starred as Dinah in the original West End production of Starlight Express. From 1985, she was the original ponine in the first English-language productions of Les Mis rables in the West End and on Broadway, winning the 1987 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical. Other stage roles include Yonah in Children of Eden (1991), Roxie Hart in Chicago (2003-04, 2007), the title role in Piaf (2013), Bella in The A to Z of Mrs. P (2014), and Queenie in The Wild Party. Her albums include Fragile (1994), Frances Ruffelle (1998), Showgirl (2004), Imperfectly Me (2010), and I Say Yeh-Yeh (2015).

Children

2, including Eliza Doolittle

Occupation

Actress, singer

Other Names

Frankie Ruff

Parents

Sylvia Young Norman Ruffell

Spouses

John Caird (m. 1990; div. 1993)

Years Active

1975 present

Name

Frances Ruffelle

Nationality

United Kingdom

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