Actors' Fund of America Photographs and Audio-Visual Materials 1880-2006


Actors' Fund of America Photographs and Audio-Visual Materials, 1880-2006

Actors' Fund of America Photographs and Audio-Visual Materials 1880-2006

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Del Tredici, David (person)

Composer. From the description of Oral history conducted by Vivian Perlis, Dec. 16, 1996. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155905489 American composer. From the description of Final Alice. Album leaf, 1989 Aug. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270919796 From the description of Letter, ca. 1972, San Anselmo, California, to Donald C. Kelley. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 14761802 ...

Charles, Richard (person)

Aldrich, Louis, 1843-1901 (person)

Actor. From the description of ALS and autograph, 1893 January 7, Providence, to Miss Merrill. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63935461 ...

Cronkite, Walter, 1916-2009 (person)

Dewhurst, Colleen (person)

Caron, Leslie (person)

Dillon, Tom (person)

Epithet: Secretary, Waterford Savings Bank British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000440.0x00016b Epithet: of Stowe MS 203 Title: Viscount Dillon British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000440.0x00016e ...

Benedict, Paul, 1938-2008 (person)

Hayman, Al, 1852-1917 (person)

Benincasa, Joseph P. (person)

Bradin, Nicole (person)

Eric, David (person)

Glover, Savion (person)

Tap dancer, choreographer and actor Savion Glover was born on November 19, 1973 in Newark, New Jersey. Glover began taking in music classes at Newark Community School of the Arts at four years old. He soon progressed to advanced classes, becoming the youngest student in the school's history to receive a full scholarship. At the age of seven, Glover enrolled in tap dance classes, and was soon opening at festivals with such greats as Jimmy Slyde, Chuck Green, Honi Coles, and Buster Brown. In 1991,...

Birsh, Arthur T. (person)

Gish, Lillian, 1893-1993 (person)

Actress, director. From the description of Reminiscences of Lillian Gish : oral history, 1978. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309742647 Actress. From the description of Papers of Lillian Gish, 1920-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71130921 Actress whose career spanned the silent film era till the 1980's. From the description of Papers, 1919-1997. (Bowling Green State University). WorldCat record id: 392...

Actors' Fund Home (Englewood, N.J.) (corporateBody)

De Liagre, Alfred, 1904-1987 (person)

Theatrical producer, director. From the description of Reminiscences of Alfred Gustav Etienne De Liagre, Jr. : oral history, 1982. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309726212 Alfred de Liagre was born on October 6, 1904 in Passaic, New Jersey. He attended the Riverdale Country School and Yale University (Class of 1926). De Liagre began his career as a theatrical producer and director in 1933 with the Broadway production, "Three Cornered Moon....

Caruso, Anthony (person)

Wood, Lynn (person)

Actors' Fund of America (corporateBody)

The Actors’ Fund of America was founded in 1882 largely through the efforts of Harrison Grey Fiske, the owner of a theater trade publication, the New York Dramatic Mirror. The Fund got off to a rousing start, fueled by Fiske’s enthusiasm; by the “instinctive generosity of show people” (Simon, p. 3); and – most important – by the backing of the nineteenth-century theatrical elite, the actor-managers who owned and operated the theaters and from whose ranks the Fund’s officers and trus...

Goldberg, Whoopi, 1950-.... (person)

Pacino, Al, 1940-.... (person)

Al Pacino, stage and film actor, was born in New York, N.Y., April 25, 1940. Since the release of the first GODFATHER film in 1972, which made him famous, Al Pacino has played lead roles in films (DOG DAY AFTERNOON, SERPICO, SCARFACE) and on stage (RICHARD III, AMERICAN BUFFALO, THE BASIC TRAINING OF PAVLO HUMMEL). From the guide to the Interview with Al Pacino, 1975, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.) Al Pacino, stage and film actor, wa...

Actors' Equity Association (corporateBody)

The Paul Robeson Award is presented annually by Actors' Equity Association to honor an individual for both artistic achievement and exemplary humanitarian service. From the description of Paul Robeson award ceremonies collection [sound recording], 1978-1996. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 123489015 Actors' Equity Association (AEA) is the union of professional legitimate stage actors and stage managers. AEA negotiates contracts and agreements that often affect...

Frohman, Daniel, 1851-1940 (person)

American theatrical producer and early film producer. From the description of Daniel Frohman letters and autograph, [manuscript], [1893], undated. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 648015588 American theatrical manager. From the description of Autograph letters signed (7) : New York, 11 February [1910?, and n.d.], to [Harry Harkness] Flagler, [1910?] Feb. 11 and n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577558 From the description of Autograph n...

Adams, Bob (person)

Drescher, Fran (person)

Miner, Henry, 1810-1828 (person)

Alexander, John, 1897-1982 (person)

Prince, Harold, 1928- (person)

Harold Prince (b. 1928), is a producer and director of theater, film and opera, but is best known for his work on Broadway musicals. Prince, who is commonly known as Hal Prince, began his career in 1948 as an assistant in the office of Broadway director and producer George Abbott. During his early years with Abbott, he made valuable connections with Robert E. Griffith, who would later become his producing partner and Ruth Mitchell, who would be his longtime assistant and production supervisor. G...

Evans, Maurice, 1901-1989 (person)

British actor. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1935-1965]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155508027 Maurice Evans, a Shakespearean actor and producer with a prominent Broadway career, was born in Dorchester, England on June 3, 1901. After making his American debut opposite Katharine Cornell in ROMEO AND JULIET (1935), he went on to found his own repertory company, which primarily distinguished itself in the 1940's and 1950's for its Shakespeare ...

Cronyn, Hume (person)

Hume Cronyn: actor, producer, and director. Born 1911; died 2003. Jessica Tandy: actress. Born 1909; died 1994. Cronyn and Tandy married in 1942. From the description of Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy papers, 1885-2007 (bulk 1935-2000). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982277 ...

Munsell, Warren P. (person)

Duncan, Pamela (person)

Albee, Edward, 1928-.... (person)

Playwright. Alan Schneider b. 1917, d. 1984. From the description of Reminiscences of Edward Albee and Alan Schneider : oral history, [1960-1961?]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86147359 American author, director and producer, Edward Albee has won numerous awards for his plays. From the description of Edward Albee scripts, 1949-1966. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144652505 Edward Albee, playwright. ...

Abbott, George, 1887-1995 (person)

American theatrical producer and director. From the description of George Abbott letter to William Work, 1953 Mar. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 502306264 ...

Logan, Nedda Harrigan (person)

Cohan, George M. (person)

Entertainer. From the description of Scripts of George M. Cohan, 1933-1934. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455917 From the description of George M. Cohan play scripts, 1928, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71208762 Dramatic author, composer, manager, and actor. From the description of Letter to Elizabeth Freeman, 1920. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122510230 American composer. ...

Davion, Alexander, 1929- (person)

Simon, Louis (person)

Bullock, Jim J., 1955- (person)

Dupuy, Diane (person)

Benham, Earl (person)

Factor, Mallory (person)

Astor, Philip (person)

Brown, A. O. (person)

Adams, William P. (person)

Eisenberg, Alan (person)

Cohen, Alexander (person)

The Tamiment Playhouse, located in Bushkill, Pennsylvania, was a prominent incubator of and a major creative outlet for theater, dance, film, and television in the mid-twentieth century, particularly for comedy. It nurtured many performers and writers who later became famous, such as Danny Kaye, Carol Burnett, Woody Allen, and Neil Simon. Much of the copious original material performed at Tamiment found its way to the professional stage, Broadway, and television. The Playhouse was part of Camp T...

Ladd, Diane (person)

Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893 (person)

American actor. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : New York and Chicago, to Elsie Leslie, 1889 Dec. 5 and 1890 Mar. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270532629 From the description of Letters, 1858, 1887. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 56685372 Edwin Booth (1833-1893) was the son of Junius Brutus Booth, the great British tragedian, and the older brother of John Wilkes Booth; Edwin was best known for his Shakespearean roles. ...

Beck, Martin (person)

Famous People Players (person)

Hayes, Helen, 1900-1993 (person)

American actress. From the description of Helen Hayes papers, 1952-1980. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 218473254 From the description of An oral history interview with Helen Hayes / conducted by Peggy Meyer Sherry for the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music, Weill-Lenya Research Center, Nyack, New York, 1991 July 25 : recording and transcript. (Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison). WorldCat record id: 122579830 Helen Hayes (1900-19...

Catholic Actors Guild of America. (corporateBody)

Barrymore, Ethel, 1879-1959 (person)

American actress. From the description of Ethel Barrymore autograph, 1895. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936509 ...

Beck, Louise (person)

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (Organization) (corporateBody)

Di Tolla, Alfred W. (person)