From the stage to the silver screen, there aren't many entertainers who've had the illustrious career that Shirley Maclaine has. But the Oscar-winning triple-threat attributes her success, hands down, to one thing: her dance education.

"I am the work ethic of a dancer...and that begins to form an attitude in your life that never changes," she recently told Al Roker on "The Today Show."

Watch the full interview below.

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