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A 'Hairspray' Starlet's Deadly Diagnosis

She’s the Tony Award winner who is the face of the hit Broadway musical “Hairspray.”

But now Marissa Jaret Winokur is putting aside the silly side of show business to address a much more serious issue: her secret battle with cancer.

“Extra’s” Dayna Devon sat down with the bubbly Broadway starlet to talk about her private pain and the reasons why she hid her deadly diagnosis -- both cervical and uterine cancer -- from show producers.

See how she fought back and how she’s now helping other women as “Extra” takes you there.

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