Veteran actress Dorothy Loudon has died at the age of 70.

The actress won a TONY award in 1977 for her portrayal of Annie villain MISS HANNIGAN on Broadway, New York.

Known primarily for her stage work, Loudon also received Tony nominations for her leading performances in the musicals THE FIG LEAVES ARE FALLING (1969) and BALLROOM (1979).

She also co-starred with Katharine Hepburn in the acclaimed 1981 play WEST SIDE WALTZ.

Loudon also starred in her own short-lived TV series, DOROTHY, in 1979.

18/11/2003 02:21