Jean Louisa Kelly

Hollywood’s Jean Louisa Kelly (who Westporters will know as Jean Pitaro!) is an actress/singer/dancer known to audiences for her versatility and grace on the stage and the big and small screens. Her career began with the title role in a New England summer stock production of ANNIE, and since she has enjoyed performing on NYC and Los Angeles stages in musicals such as COMPANY, APPLAUSE, PIPPIN and IT GIRL. She made her Broadway debut with the original cast of INTO THE WOODS. Notable film roles include Tia opposite John Candy in the John Hughes hit UNCLE BUCK, Rowena Morgan opposite Richard Dreyfuss in MR. HOLLAND’S OPUS and Luisa in Michael Ritchie’s MGM/UA film of the long-running Off-Broadway musical THE FANTASTICKS.  More recently, she appeared the Warner Bros film MALIGNANT by James Wan, and Paramount’s recently released TOP GUN: MAVERICK.  On the small screen, she played Kim Warner in the long running CBS sitcom YES, DEAR in addition to numerous television movies and guest spots, including the recurring role of Nurse Diane on MAD ABOUT YOU.  Jean composed and performed all the songs in her EP’s “Willing” and “Relax, Nothing is Under Control,” and her children’s album “Color of Your Heart,” which was inspired by the record “Free to Be… You and Me.” Two of her original singles, “Don’t Give Up” and “Valley of Fire,” were written for and included in feature films in which she acted.  Her most recent album of standards, “For My Folks,” is available on Amazon and across digital platforms.  She is thrilled to be sharing the stage with the incomparable Paul Bogaev in her new show ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN! 

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