Marian Winters (April 19, 1922 – November 3, 1978) was an American actress of stage, film, and television.
Biography [ edit ]
New York City to a Jewish-American family, Winters made her debut in summer stock at age sixteen. She attended Erasmus Hall High School in Brooklyn.
She began her career on Broadway understudying
Frances Dee in The Secret Room (1945). She also played Lady Constance in King John, and toured in such plays as , Detective Story and The Heiress . She achieved fame for her role in Dream Girl as Natalia Landauer. For this performance she was awarded the 1952 I Am a Camera Tony Award as a Best Supporting or Featured Actress. In 1955, she played Gelda in Katharine Cornell's production of The Dark is Light Enough, a verse drama by Christopher Fry. , her final play, was the most financially and critically successful (aside from Deathtrap ). Auntie Mame
Her tenure in
Deathtrap was cut short due to cancer, from which she died on November 3, 1978, aged 54. She was succeeded in her role (Helga Ten Dorp) by Elizabeth Parrish. The role was played by Irene Worth in the film version.
Personal life [ edit ]
She was married once, but had no children.
Stage productions [ edit ]
as Helga ten Dorp (February 26, 1978 until October 1978) Deathtrap
Mating Dance (November 3, 1965 to November 3, 1965)
Nobody Loves an Albatross as Marge Weber (December 19, 1963 to June 20, 1964)
as Tracy Lowe (October 27, 1960 to January 21, 1961) The 49th Cousin
as Myra Solomon (January 29, 1959 to May 22, 1959) Tall Story
as Sally Cato MacDougal (October 31, 1956 to June 28, 1958) Auntie Mame
The Dark Is Light Enough as Gelda (February 23, 1955 to April 23, 1955)
Television [ edit ]
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