Blanchette Dumond, aka Madame Lefresne
(as Theodosia Goodman)
Active on Broadway in the following productions:
4 Print Biographies |
1 Article |
7 Pictorials |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Theo DeCoppet | Theodosia Goodman
5' 6" (1.68 m)
Did You Know?
[on director] J. Gordon Edwards was kind and considerate and the nicest director I ever had. Some directors are wonderful. They give you such funny advice on manners and deportment. 'Do I repulse the advances of the leading man or do I lead him on?' I asked. The director was stumped. He hadn't an idea of what to do. Finally he hit upon a lively answer. 'Oh, just keep the audience guessing,' he ...
Later in life Bara hoped to make a film about her career with a neighborhood child she treated as her own. However the film never came to be as her health took a turn for the worst and she passed on soon after.
She often played the role of a sexy, foul tempress whose beauty and dangerous allure led good-hearted men to their doom.