Margaret was created in the spring of 1991 almost accidentally. Following a call to my KVEN, Ventura show by a not too intelligent man, I wondered how a high class, wealthy, older woman would respond. Out of nowhere I found the Margaret voice. Not a falsetto but the uppermost range of my normal voice. That was the birth of Margaret. For me, performing a character over time gives me the biography, the life of that individual. Margaret was first from Edina, Minnesota (WCCO) Bal Harbor, Florida (WIOD) and Santa Monica, California (KFI) She’s a former wannabe actress who married a wealthy older guy, (Frank Grey) became a socialite-legend in her own mind and gave birth to a son that she has stage mothered ever since (Jason Jay Delmonico) Margaret is also based on my mother, especially her need to be the center of attention, her exaggeration of speech and her pettiness.
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