Blanchette Dumond, aka Madame Lefresne
(as Theodosia Goodman)
Active on Broadway in the following productions:
4 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
1 Interview |
44 Articles |
7 Pictorials |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Theo DeCoppet | Theodosia Goodman
5' 6" (1.68 m)
Did You Know?
To understand those days, you must consider that people believed what they saw on the screen. Nobody had destroyed the grand illusion. Audiences thought the stars were the way they saw them. Why, women kicked my photographs as they went into the theaters where my pictures were playing. And once on the streets of New York, a woman called the police because her child spoke to me.
Bara left the bulk of her estate to sister Lori. When she died, she left half of her $400,000 estate to the Motion Picture Relief Fund in Theda's name with the other half going to children's hospitals.
Her famous line "Kiss me, my fool."