Awards and Nominations:
~Nominated for a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for Thoroughly Modern Millie
~1949 Theatre World Award winner for Lend an Ear
~1956 Tony Award nominee as Best Actress is a Musical for The Vamp
~1964 Tony award winner for her performance as Dolly Gallegher Levi in the musical Hello Dolly!
~1968 Winner of Tony Award's "Special Award"
~1971's Harvard Hasty Pudding "Woman of the Year" Award
~1974 Tony Award winner as Best Actress in a Musical for Lorelei
~1995 Winner of Tony Award's "Lifetime Achievement" Award
~1995 Los Angeles Drama Critics' Lifetime Achievement Award