Sunday, May 17, 2015 7:30 PM PDT
Catalina Bar & Grill, Hollywood, CA
MICHELE LEE, Actress, Producer, Director.
Michele Lee starred on Broadway, in feature and television films, recorded and performed with legends of the entertainment industry. She is known worldwide for her Emmy-nominated role as Karen Mackenzie in the landmark CBS drama Knots Landing, the fifth longest running series in American television history. She was discovered at the age of 17 by Broadway producer David Merrick, and achieved national recognition as Rosemary in How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, which she later repeated on screen. She played opposite the Love Bug and Dean Jones in the Disney Classis of the same name. And played the mom opposite Ben Stiller and Jennifer Aniston in Along Came Polly. Ms. Lee has starred in and produced numerous films for television and became the first woman to produce, direct, co-write, and star in her own production for the Lifetime Television Network. As a musical performer Stephen Holden of The New York Times says it best, “Once she’s on the stage, it isn! ’t eno ugh to seduce or enlighten; the only goal worth pursuing is total conquest.” Additionally, Ms. Lee won Tony nominations for her performances in the Broadway musical Seesaw and The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife.
A star bears her name on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.