Lynn Kellogg, born on April 2, 1943, is an American actress and singer who is known for her role in the original Broadway production of "Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical." She played the character of Sheila Franklin, one of the central characters in the show.
Kellogg's portrayal of Sheila was notable for her powerful singing voice and emotional depth, bringing the character's struggles and convictions to life. Sheila is depicted as a politically engaged activist who navigates her relationships and her personal journey within the context of the hippie counterculture movement.
After her success in "Hair," Kellogg continued to work in theater, film, and television. She appeared in various stage productions, including the 1969 musical "Jimmy Shine," where she starred opposite Dustin Hoffman. She also had roles in productions such as "The Three Musketeers" and "Man of La Mancha." In addition to her work in theater, Kellogg made appearances on television shows such as "The Mod Squad" and "The Mary Tyler Moore Show."
Outside of her acting career, Kellogg was involved in philanthropic endeavors. She co-founded the Entertainment Industry Foundation's Women's Cancer Programs, which aimed to raise awareness and funds for cancer research.
Lynn Kellogg's performance as Sheila in the original production of "Hair" helped solidify the show's impact on the musical theater landscape. Her portrayal, combined with her vocal talents, contributed to the success and enduring popularity of the production. Kellogg's involvement in other stage and screen projects further showcased her versatility as a performer.