Kelli O'Hara (born April 16, 1977) is an American actress and singer. O'Hara has been nominated for three Tony Awards, first as Clara Johnson in The Light in the Piazza, second as Babe Williams in The Pajama Game, and most recently as Nellie Forbush in South Pacific. O'Hara was recently seen as Dot/Marie in the L.A. Reprise! concert staging of Sunday in the Park with George. O'Hara grew up in Oklahoma where she attended Oklahoma City University, graduating with a Bachelor's of Music in vocal performance/opera.