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Meet Lilli Cooper, the Star of Broadway's 'Tootsie,' with These 10 Fun Facts! (Exclusive)

Meet Lilli Cooper, the Star of Broadway's 'Tootsie,' with These 10 Fun Facts! (Exclusive)

Lilli Cooper is back on Broadway in the new musical Tootsie, which is celebrating its opening night this evening!

The 28-year-old actress, who has already appeared in the musicals SpongeBob SquarePants, Wicked, and Spring Awakening, is the leading lady in the new show, based on the classic 1982 movie of the same name.

If you’re not familiar with Lilli‘s work on Broadway, perhaps you know her from her television work on Bull, The Good Fight, or Elementary.

We caught up with Lilli ahead of opening night to learn more about her. Check out 10 Fun Facts below:

  • 1. I have seven tattoos, all related to my family.
  • 2. I developed vitiligo when I was 5.
  • 3. I had an iguana and a snake as a kid.
  • 4. If I could eat one food for the rest of my life it would be sushi.
  • 5. I lived in Prague for a year.

Click inside to read the rest of the fun facts…

  • 6. I was in High School and my first Broadway show at the same time.
  • 7. I loooove dogs, everything about dogs, I’ve had four dogs in my life and am madly in love with my baby boy Dublin, BUT I’m actually allergic :(.
  • 8. My favorite movie is Forrest Gump and my favorite musical is Sweeney Todd.
  • 9. I’ve been to South Africa three times to teach music and arts.
  • 10. I grew up a block away from Times Square on the 45th floor.

Go see Lilli now in the Broadway musical Tootsie!

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