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Actress June Havoc passed away on Sunday at her home in Stamford, Connecticut due to natural causes.

She was a former child vaudeville star, whose life with her sister Gypsy Rose Lee and overbearing stage mother was portrayed in the musical Gypsy.

When June was 2, she was playing the circuit and billed as the "Tiniest Toe Dancer in the World." As she got older, her mother kept her in the same act and in at attempt to move on, June married a boy from the act.

She was just a teenager and entered dance marathons to survive. Havoc went on to star in Four Jacks and a Jill, My Sister Eileen, Gentleman's Agreement, Pal Joey and The June Havoc Show.

June even received a Tony nomination for best director in a play she also wrote, Marathon '33.

She was 97-years-old.

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