From her entry:
As serious as the story of Terrible Typhoid Mary is, I’d cast comedic actors in the roles. (Mind you, I don’t know if these people can sing, but most of Audrey Hepburn’s singing in My Fair Lady was dubbed by Mami Nixon, according to IMDb.) Before you balk at this choice, consider how effective Will Ferrell was in Stranger than Fiction and Steve Carell as the sick and twisted du Pont in Foxcatcher.Visit Susan Campbell Bartoletti's website.
In the role of 38-year-old Mary Mallon, aka Typhoid Mary, I’d cast Tina...[read on]
My Book, The Movie: Terrible Typhoid Mary.