Phoebe Brand

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Phoebe Brand
Born (1904-11-27)November 27, 1904
Upstate New York
Died July 3, 2004(2004-07-03) (aged 99)
New York City, New York
Occupation Stage actress
Spouse(s) Morris Carnovsky (1941-1992; his death; 1 child)

Phoebe Brand (November 27, 1907 – July 3, 2004) was an American actress.

Brand was born in upstate New York in 1907. She eventually moved to New York City and became an actress.

Brand was an original member of the Group Theatre (New York). Brand summered at Pine Brook Country Club in Nichols, Connecticut, with the Group Theatre in 1936.[1] [2] She married Shakespearean actor and fellow Group Theatre member Morris Carnovsky in 1941, and had one child, Stephen Carnovsky.

She was blacklisted in the McCarthy era.

Brand taught acting in New York into her 90s. She died in New York City on July 3, 2004, at the age of 99, from pneumonia.


  1. ^ Clurman, Harold. The Fervent Years: the Story of the Group Theatre and the Thirties. A Dramabook. 1968 ed. New York: Hill and Wang, 1957, p. 172
  2. ^ Images of America, Trumbull Historical Society, 1997, p. 123

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