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Little Girl in Slave Camp (uncredited)
Young Perle Mesta / Eloise
(segment "Madeline and the Bad Hat")
Has performed more than 10,000 on-stage performances in more than 350 plays over the past thirty years. Together with husband/collaborator has created more than 500 productions in the U.S.A., Canada, England, Ireland and Japan. Co-artistic director of Santa Monica Playhouse since 1973.
Did You Know?
In 1959, at age 9, she disappeared from her Los Angeles home and was feared kidnapped. But it turned out she had booked a flight to Washington, D.C., herself, and boarded the airplane unaccompanied. When she was taken off the plane at Baltimore, she said she'd wanted to visit First Lady Mamie Eisenhower
, whom she had met previously, at the White House to ask her help to "get me a part in a TV ...