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Janet Aldrich
American actress

Janet Aldrich

Janet Aldrich
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Quick Facts

Intro American actress
Is Actor
From United States of America
Field Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender female
Birth 16 October 1956, Hinsdale, Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, USA
Age 65 years
Star sign Libra
The details (from wikipedia)


Janet Aldrich (born Janet Wallerich; October 16, 1956 in Hinsdale, Illinois) is an American actress and singer known for her work on Broadway in musical theater and television. She is represented by About Artists Agency, New York City.


Aldrich debuted on Broadway in 1982 in Annie. She won the 1986 Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Actress, Resident Musical, for her work in Forbidden Broadway as well as a Victoire de la Musique for her portrayal of Sally Bowles in Cabaret in Paris, France. In 2017 Aldrich won the Outstanding Individual Performance Award for her portrayal of Sophie Tucker in the original musical, Ben, Virginia & Me at the New York Musical Festival or NYMF.

Personal life

Aldrich is the daughter of George M. Wallerich and Frances M. Wallerich. On April 9, 1988, she married Carlos R. Valdes-Dapena.

Stage productions

Year Title Theater Director Location
2017 Ben, Virginia & Me – The Liberace Musical NYMF Paul Stancato Off Broadway, New York City
2012 The Music Man Arena Stage Molly Smith Washington, DC
2010 Annie Olney Theatre Center for the Arts Mark Waldrop Olney, MD
2002 Annie Warbucks Montclair Operetta Conservatory John de la Rosa Montclair, NJ
2001 Annie Montclair Operetta Conservatory John de la Rosa Montclair, NJ
1999 Anything Goes Downtown Cabaret Theater Richard Sabellico Bridgeport, CT
1996 Applause Paper Mill Playhouse & Pre-Broadway Tour Gene Saks Millburn, NJ
1995 On the Town- Concert Version Westfield Symphony Orchestra Brad Keimach Westfield, NJ
1995 Lust John Houseman Theater Rob Carlton Off Broadway, New York City
1995 Lust – The American Premiere Walnut Street Theater Rob Carlton Philadelphia, PA
1994 Me and My Girl Walnut Street Theater Charles "Chuck" Abbott Philadelphia, PA
1993 The Song of Singapore Downtown Cabaret Theater Michael Garin Bridgeport, CT
1993 Prime Time Prophet Players Theatre Kevin Connors Off-Broadway New York City
1992 Into The Woods Walnut Street Theater Charles "Chuck" Abbott Philadelphia, PA
1989 Me and My Girl Marquis Theater Mike Ockrent Broadway New York City
1988 Starmites Criterion Center Stuart Ross Broadway New York City
1987–1988 Cabaret – In French Théâtre Mogador Jérôme Savary Paris, France
1987 Broadway Royale Theatre George Abbott Broadway New York City
1987 Broadway Great Lakes Shakespeare Festival George Abbott Cleveland, Ohio
1987 The Boys From Syracuse Great Lakes Shakespeare Festival Gerald Freedman Cleveland, Ohio
1987 Pump Boys and Dinettes Geva Theatre Center Jon Glazer Rochester, NY
1986–1987 Forbidden Broadway Omni Shoreham Hotel Marquis Room Jan Neuberger, Gerard Alessandrini Washington, DC
1985–1986 Godspell Ford's Theater David Bell Washington, DC
1985 They're Playing Our Song Richard Sabellico Downtown Cabaret Theater Bridgeport, CT
1984 The Three Musketeers Broadway Theatre (53rd Street) Joe Layton Broadway New York City
1984 Comedy of Errors Equity Library Theater Kent Thompson Off-Broadway New York City
1983 Wanted Dead Or Alive Panache Cabaret Chapman Roberts Off-Broadway New York City
1983 The Men's Group Equity Library Theater Kent Thompson Off-Broadway New York City
1982 American Princess INTAR Theatre Jed Feuer Off-Broadway New York City
1981 Annie Uris Theatre Martin Charnin Broadway New York City
1980 Annie 2nd National Tour Martin Charnin Broadway National Tour
1980 Anyone Can Whistle Berkshire Theatre Festival Robert Tucker Stockbridge, MA
1980 A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum Equity Library Theater Unknown Off-Broadway New York City

Television productions

Year Title Role Location
1993 Another World Madame Charpentier, Courturier NBC
1991 Saturday Night Live Alec Baldwin host: Jackie, his tough Biker Chick CBS
1990 Saturday Night Live Sheba, "Bleak Poetry" sketch with Sting CBS
1989 Guiding Light Sheila, Josh's call girl CBS
1987 This Is Your Life Nikolai Volkoff Magda, Nikolai's First Girlfriend WWE
1985 Guiding Light Suzy, Roxie's Friend from her dark past CBS
1983 As the World Turns Karen, Craig Montgomery's Call Girl CBS
1980 Ryan's Hope Nurse Nancy CBS
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