She is known for her work on the Broadway stage, for which she has received two Tony Awards for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical in 2002 for her role as Millie Dillmount in Thoroughly Modern Millie and in 2011 for her performance as Reno Sweeney in Anything Goes.
Her other Broadway credits include Little Women, The Drowsy Chaperone, Young Frankenstein, Shrek the Musical, and Violet.
This was followed in 1998 by a role in What the World Needs Now at the Old Globe Theatre, before she began touring with Les Misérables as Eponine Thenardier. Foster ultimately left Les Mis to appear in the ensemble of the pre-Broadway run of Thoroughly Modern Millie at the La Jolla Playhouse.
However, leading lady Kristin Chenoweth ended up backing, and after Erin Dilly turned down the job, Foster ended up taking over the role of Millie Dilmount.
Sutton Foster was born on March 18, 1975 in Statesboro, Georgia, USA as Sutton Lenore Foster.She is an actress, known for Younger (2015), New in Paradise (2012) and The Angriest Man in Brooklyn (2014). I was just stepping backwards, and my feet went forward, and I fell backward and caught myself with my hands." - explaining how she broke her arm during rehearsal of the musical "The Drowsy Chaperone" during the song "I'm an Accident Waiting to Happen.