Lee Wilson
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Lee Wilson made her debut as a classical ballet dancer at the age of sixteen
in a command performance for Prince Rainier and Princess Grace in Monte
Carlo. She toured Europe with the Hommage au Marquis de Cuevas and was
première danseuse of the Bordeaux Opera Ballet. At the age of eighteen, she
joined the Metropolitan Opera Ballet under the direction of Dame Alicia

Lee left ballet for Broadway when she joined the cast of Hello, Dolly!, starring
Betty Grable. She continued her Broadway career with Here’s Where I Belong,
How Now Dow Jones, the Lincoln Center revival of Oklahoma!, and the original
Broadway company of You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, in which she played

She moved to Los Angeles with the original national company of A Chorus LineWhile performing on stage, in feature films, and on television, she received a Clio nomination for the Pepsi “Skywriter” commercial and won the Communications Collaborative Award for the Cleveland Trust commercial “Ballerina.”

In 1983, Lee returned to Broadway for the record-breaking performance of A
Chorus Line, and in 1989, for the musical Meet Me in St. Louis, for which she
received the Gypsy Robe.

Lee wrote and produced the live-action holiday specials The Elf Who Saved
Christmas and The Elf and the Magic Key, which aired domestically on USA 
Network and have been seen worldwide. She also wrote and produced the
award-winning television movie, The Miracle of the Cards.

Lee holds a degree in performing arts from St. Mary’s College of California. Her memoir, Rebel on Pointe: A Memoir of Ballet and Broadway, is published by the University Press of Florida.