People, May 20, 1996

YOU CAN TAKE THIS NOMINATION AND...

No one would expect the woman who played Thoroughly Modern Millie to throw a hissy fit. But when she was the only one in her Broadway hit Victor/Victoria to be nominated for a Tony Award, JULIE ANDREWS put her foot down. In front of an adoring matinee crowd, she announced that she was bowing out of the Tonys. "I have searched my conscience and my heart, and I find that I cannot accept this nomination--and prefer to stand with the egregiously overlooked," said Andrews, still in costume. Perhaps most overlooked: director Blake Edwards, Andrews' husband,...

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