Lesley Ann Warren: Cinderella is Living an Incredible Midlife and Beyond

August 04, 2021

On Episode 65, we speak with the amazingly talented actress, Lesley Ann Warren.  After winning Broadway’s “Most Promising Newcomer” Award at the age of 17, in the Broadway production 110 In the Shade, Lesley Ann Warren found stardom on the small screen in the title role of the legendary Rogers & Hammerstein’s musical adaptation of Cinderella.

It was her brilliant performance in Blake Edwards’ comic masterpiece, Victor/Victoria, that won her nominations for an Academy Award, and a Golden Globe, as well as winning a New York Film Critics Award and a People’s Choice Award. Additionally, Warren received nominations for a Golden Globe for Songwriter, and a People’s Choice Award for Choose Me

Warren’s recurring roles in television include a comedic tour de force opposite Sydney Pollack on NBC’s hit comedy Will & Grace, the ABC series Desperate Housewives and most recently, five seasons in the USA Network drama, In Plain Sight.  Warren’s recently released ECHO BOOMERS starring opposite Michael Shannon is currently streaming and her film 3 DAYS WITH DAD is also streaming starring opposite J.K. Simmons.

Lesley Ann Warren has a beautiful way of accepting the aging process in Hollywood and hopes that more complex roles will become available for women in midlife and beyond.