About Ann Miller:
Johnnie Lucille Collier is best remembered for her work in the Hollywood musical films of the 1940s and 1950s.
I never played politics, I was never a party girl, and I never slept with any of the producers.
Honestly, I have had to live like a high priestess in this show. It is a very, very lonely life. When you work the way I work - that means hard - there's no time for play.
I have worked like a dog all my life, honey. Dancing, as Fred Astaire said, is next to ditch-digging. You sweat and you slave and the audience doesn’t think you have a brain in your head.