(10/11/54-'12/4/54) Stage: Appeared (as "Peggy Porterfield") in "On Your Toes" on Broadway. Directed by George Abbott
. 46th Street Theatre; 64 performances.
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5' 7¼" (1.71 m)
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[on friend and actress Vivien Leigh
] Everything about that girl was sad. Except her talent. Nothing sad about that.
Stritch was unapologetically a mass of contradictions, as irascible as she was soft, as frugal as she was generous. One minute she was stuffing fruit in her Bendel's bag from a table display at a fancy dinner party - "I need fruit," - she shouted, as though strictly following doctor's orders, the next she was ushering a homeless man into the back kitchen of a fancy Italian restaurant on Madison ...
Brash crusty persona