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Also Known As: Died: January 3, 1992
Born: February 10, 1897 Cause of Death: pneumonia; had been suffering from a brain tumor
Birth Place: Adelaide, South Australia, AU Profession: Cast ...
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1924:
Broadway debut in "The Cobra"
1984:
Former Lion Theater on West 42nd Street in New York (Theater Row) renamed the Judith Anderson Theater
1954:
Played Lady Macbeth on "Hallmark Hall of Fame"
1949:
Returned to Broadway to star as "Medea" at the City Center
1915:
Stage debut in "A Royal Divorce" at the Theater Royal in Sydney, Australia
1971:
Starred on stage in title role of "Hamlet" at Carnegie Hall in New York
1918:
Went to Hollywood with a letter of introduction to Cecil B DeMille, who rejected her for the movies
1960:
Again played Lady Macbeth on a "Hallmark Hall of Fame" broadcast
1954:
Appeared on TV's "Light's Diamond Jubilee"
1984:
Featured in a regular role on TV soap opera, "Santa Barbara"
1918:
New York stage debut (Broadway stock) at the 14th Street Theatre
1947:
Starred on Broadway in landmark production of "Medea" (which ran 214 performances), adapted specifically for Anderson from Euripides's drama by poet Robinson Jeffers; followed Broadway run with an eight-month coast to coast tour
:
Entertained US Armed Forces overseas during WWII
1933:
Film debut, "Blood Money"
1991:
Hospitalized in Santa Barbara with a stroke (August)
1937:
London stage debut, "Macbeth" at the Old Vic
1986:
Narrated feature, "Impure Thoughts"
1982:
Played the nurse in a Broadway revival of "Medea"; production broadcast on PBS (1983)
:
Toured Australia with an American stock company

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