(2/14/56-6/23/56) Stage: Appeared (as "Teacake Magee") in Eudora Welty
' "The Ponder Heart" at the Music Box Theater on Broadway in New York City.
Did You Know?
She spent the final decade of her life as one of New York's most highly praised character actresses. She had sacrificed her career to care for an ailing parent, and when she returned to acting, she was in her mid-30s, overweight and without much promise of reviving her career. However, she scored great successes in the off-Broadway plays of Samuel Beckett
(most notably "Happy Days"), appeared in