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Source Unknown, Circa the 1970s

Maeve and Johnny

Source Unknown, Circa the Early 1980s

CAPTION: Ms. Gallagher Is known as "Maeve Ryan" to millions of viewers of ABC's daytime series, RYAN'S HOPE, for which she has won two consecutive Emmys and a third nomination, having entered the daytime television scene after a varied career. She started as a Broadway chorus dancer in SEVEN LIVELY ARTS, followed by BILLION DOLLAR BABY and BRIGADOON. She graduated to featured roles In HIGH BUTTON SHOES, TOUCH AND GO, both on Broadway and in London, MAKE A WISH, PAL JOEY (for which she won her first Tony) and her first starring role in HAZEL FLAGG. There was PAJAMA GAME on Broadway, GUYS AND DOLLS, FINIAN' S RAINBOW, BRIGADOON, and OKLAHOMA! at City Center, nightclubs, television, specials, and commercials. The movie STRANGERS WHEN WE MEET and stock appearances In SOUTH PACIFIC, ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, ON THE TOWN, CARNiVAL, DAMN YANKEES and REDHEAD followed. Returning to Broadway as Gwen Verdon's sidekick "Nickie" in SWEET CHARITY, she won a Tony nomination and inherited the starring role when Ms. Verdon exited.Then came MAME, CRY FOR US ALL and NO,NO NANETTE, which won her a second Tony. After a summer tour of GERSHWIN YEARS, a successful stint performing her own self-styled club act, things took a serious turn with Megan Terry' s HOTHOUSE at the Chelsea, a tour of ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR, GINGERBREAD LADY at Playwrights Horizons, TICKLES BY TUCHOLSKY at Theatre Four, ELECTRA, the movie ROSELAND and THE MISANTHROPE at the Public Theatre. After a successful run in the Off-Broadway production of I CAN'T KEEP RUNNING IN PLACE, Ms. Gallagher made a stupendous success replacing Ann Miller opposite Mickey Rooney in SUGAR BABIES on Broadway in September 1981. Segueing back to her non-musical work she starred with Phyllis Newman in Oliver Hailey's RED ROVER,RED ROVER.

Source Unknown, Circa 1982

Maeve and Johnny

Source Unknown, Circa 1986

Maeve and Johnny

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