Mimi Hines

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
As the zany distaff member of the one-time husband-and-wife comedy team of "Ford and Hines," the incomparable Mimi Hines has withstood an amazing number of highs and lows in a five-decade career. Like the Sondheim song says, this trooper is, at age 70+, "still here." She was born in Canada in 1933 and grew up with a marvelous knack for making faces and getting laughs. The then-19-year-old met the much older Phil Ford in Alaska while both were playing different clubs in 1952. She was a quick fill-in after his female partner accidentally broke her ankle. The rest is history. Read more...