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1[[quoteright:250:]]²Patti Ann [=LuPone=] (born April 21, 1949) is an American actress from Long Island, NY. A multi-awarded actress and modern Broadway legend, she made her stage debut in a production of ''Theatre/TheSchoolForScandal'' and won her first Tony for the role of Eva Perón in ''Theatre/{{Evita}}''. She would continue to play iconic theater characters, such as Fantine in the original London cast of ''Theatre/LesMiserables'', Norma Desmond in ''Film/SunsetBoulevard'', Reno Sweeney in the 1987 revival of ''Theatre/AnythingGoes'', ''Theatre/SweeneyToddTheDemonBarberOfFleetStreet'''s Mrs. Lovett in the revival, and Rose in the ''Theatre/{{Gypsy}}'' revival. She's also appeared in a number of film and television works, such as ''Film/{{Witness}}'', ''Film/DrivingMissDaisy'', ''Series/ThirtyRock'', ''Series/AmericanHorrorStory'', ''Series/PennyDreadful'', and ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse''. ²²[=LuPone=] is of Italian descent, is a Julliard grad, and is married to cameraman Matthew Johnston. ²----²!!Select stage works²* ''Theatre/TheRobberBridegroom'' (1975): Julia²* ''Theatre/EdwardII'' (1975): Prince Edward²* ''Theatre/{{Evita}}'' (1979): Eva Perón²* ''Theatre/LesMiserables'' (1985): Fantine²* ''Theatre/AnythingGoes'' (1987): Reno Sweeney²* ''Film/SunsetBoulevard'' (1993): Norma Desmond²* ''[[Theatre/CompanySondheim Company]]'' (1993, 2018/2020 revival): Host, Joanne²* ''Theatre/SweeneyTodd'' (2000, 2005): Mrs. Lovett²* ''Theatre/{{Gypsy}}'' (2008): Rose²* ''War Paint'' (2017): Helena Rubenstein²²²!!Other media²* ''Series/LifeGoesOn'' (1989-1993): Elizabeth "Libby" Thatcher²* ''Film/DrivingMissDaisy'' (1989): Florine Werthan²* ''Series/{{Oz}}'' (2003): Stella Coffa²* ''Series/ThirtyRock'' (2009-2012): Sylvia Rossitano²* ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' (2013-present): [[Characters/StevenUniverseYellowDiamond Yellow Diamond]] ²* ''Series/AmericanHorrorStoryCoven'' (2013-2014): Joan Ramsey²* ''Series/PennyDreadful'' (2014-2017): Joan Clayton and Dr. Florence Seward²** Cameos as a club singer in ''Series/PennyDreadfulCityOfAngels''.²* ''WesternAnimation/{{Vampirina}}'' (2017-present): Nanpire²* ''Series/{{Pose}}'' (2019): Frederica Norman²* ''Film/LastChristmas'' (2019): Joyce²* ''WebVideo/RandyRainbow'': As [[TheCameo Herself]]


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