Maria Karnilova, who memorably appeared as Tessie Tura in Gypsy, Madame Hortense in Zorba, Inez Alvarez in Gigi, and Golde in Fiddler on the Roof (for which she won the Tony Award), was born. She made her Broadway debut in 1946 in Call Me Mister. | NewMusicalsInc /* Mobile Menu Retract ---------------------------------*/

Maria Karnilova, who memorably appeared as Tessie Tura in Gypsy, Madame Hortense in Zorba, Inez Alvarez in Gigi, and Golde in Fiddler on the Roof (for which she won the Tony Award), was born. She made her Broadway debut in 1946 in Call Me Mister.