Birth Name: Dee Wallace
Birth Place: Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Born Deanna Bowers in Kansas City, MO, and raised in Kansas City, KS, she was encouraged to perform by her parents. At age eight, Stone wore the coveted Imperial Margarine crown ("I feel like a queen!") for a TV commercial. As a young adult, she earned an undergraduate degree as a double major in theater and education, then taught a year of high school English while directing local plays. Around 1972, Stone whimsically contacted legendary Broadway producer-director Hal Prince, mailing a letter and a photo and asking for an audition. Her gambit worked; Prince invited her to NYC to audition for his production of the Stephen Sondheim musical "A Little Night Music". Trained as a dancer, Stone la...
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