Servoss, Mary, 1881-1968

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Servoss was born in Chicago, IL; her first stage appearance was at the Grand Opera House in Chicago playing a small part in Lorna Doone, 1905; her first appearance on the NY stage was the following year at the Fourteenth Street Theatre as Alice in Bedford's hope; she appeared as Portia in Shakespeare's The merchant of Venice with David Warfield at the Lyceum, 1922; her first appearance on the London stage was at the Duke of York's Theatre as the title character in De luxe Annie, 1925; managed summer stock companies in Michigan and Ohio playing Ophelia, Juliet, Beatrice, and Rosalind, 1911-16; died in 1968.

From the description of Papers, 1910-1968. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 38943175

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Servoss was born in Chicago, Illinois; her first stage appearance was at the Grand Opera House in Chicago playing a small part in Lorna Doone, 1905; her first appearance on the New York stage was the following year at the Fourteeth Street Theatre as Alice in Bedford's hope ; she appeared as Portia in Shakespeare's The merchant of Venice with David Warfield at the Lyceum, 1922; her first appearance on the London stage was at the Duke of York's Theatre as the title character in De luxe Annie, 1925; managed summer stock companies in Michigan and Ohio playing Ophelia, Juliet, Beatrice, and Rosalind, 1911-16; died in 1968.

From the guide to the Mary Servoss Papers, 1910-1968, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.)

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Birth 1881-06-02

Death 1968-11-20

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