Julie Newmar backstage on Broadway while performing in “L’il Abner” 1956
Julie won acclaim for her role as Stupefyin’ Jones in “Li’l Abner”. Though audiences and critics alike were stupefied by her good looks, that was not the compliment Julie wanted.
Tell me I’m beautiful, it’s nothing. Tell me I’m intellectual–I know it. Tell me I’m funny and it’s the greatest compliment in the world anyone could give me.