Laura - Matilda's Maid
Company's Coming. Comedy/farce. Written by Alma Wilson. Directed by 'E.B. Zeke Colvan'. Lyceum Theatre: 20 Apr 1931- Apr 1931 (closing date unknown/8 performances). Cast: Leila Bennett
(as "Susie") [final Broadway role], William Black (as "Mr. Patterson"), William Boren (as "Mr. Boyd"), Wilfred Clarke (as "Mr. Fields"), William...
5' 3" (1.6 m)
Did You Know?
Diminutive bit player of the 1930s, one-time member of the Harry Blaney Stock Company in Brooklyn. The one performance which allowed her more screen time , as a stereotypical Negro maid in the 1932 comedy 'The First Year', gained a measure of notoriety with changing socio/political views, since the part was played by a white actress in blackface.