Jennifer Gray has made limited public appearances in recent years, but has made A very special show at the 76th Tony Awards on Sunday in New York City,
The 63-year-old actress was on hand to present her father Joel Gray with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award In honor of his work in the theatre.
She looked beautiful as she took to the stage in an almost sheer plunging black gown that showed off her curvaceous figureWhile his father looked the part of an Old Hollywood icon in his tux and waistcoat.
While on stage, he kicked things off by saying: “Hello, my dad’s friends and colleagues,” to the amusement of the audience, adding that it was his “honour” to present the award to his father.
Jennifer was clearly overwhelmed by the moment, trying her best not to get too emotionalWho was betrayed by his muffled voice.
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After a highlight reel of his father’s best work played, he quipped: “Okay?” Then introduced “your hero, my hero, Joel Gray” to the room, which was met with a standing ovation.
Joel, 91, thanked audiences for receiving his work with such enthusiasm over the years, while also nodding to his ever-supportive daughter.
“My daughter, my beauty, my sweetness,” he said sweetly. “Seven pounds, 11 ounces, no more. No more! Thank you, dear!”
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Joel is an Academy Award-winning actor for his portrayal of the Master of Ceremonies in the 1972 cinematic adaptation. Cabaret opposite Liza Minnelli, a role she originated on Broadway and won a Tony for.
He composed the musicals “Wicked” and “George M!” as well as starring in revivals of “Anything Goes” and “Chicago”.
Her daughter Jennifer is also reprising her role in the revival as part of the official sequel to the 1987 hit film Dirty Dancing.
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Deadline reported in May 2022 that the sequel, in which star Frances “Baby” Houseman would reprise her role, had found a director.
Jonathan Levine set to lead highly anticipated film he previously worked on long shot And 50/50,
Jennifer recently announced on Good Morning America that: “Right now, the closer we’re getting to — I think it’s happening this year, the sequel to dirty dancing,
It went into production late last year, with the actress starring as well as executive producing, and will be released in 2024.
While the film will reportedly include songs from the original, as well as honor the late Patrick Swayze, who played Baby’s iconic love interest, it appears to leave behind the original’s 1960s essence and instead focus on the 1990s. Will happen in the decade of
Though the sequel will return to the beloved setting of the Catskills fans came to know and fall in love with while watching the Houseman family vacation at Kellerman’s Mountain House resort.
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