Eagan at a party in New York, 2011
November 4, 1979 |
Brooklyn, New York City
|Alma mater||Bard College at Simon's Rock|
|Spouse(s)||Patrick Comer (2003–2006; div.)|
|Awards||Best Featured Actress in a Musical|
Daisy Eagan (born November 4, 1979) is an American actress.
In 1991, she won the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical for playing Mary Lennox in The Secret Garden. She was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical and an Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Actress in a Musical for the role. At eleven years old, she is the youngest female to win a Tony to date (as of 2016), and is the second youngest person to win a Tony (Frankie Michaels was ten when he won his Tony for Mame).
She appeared in the Blank Theatre Company's production of The Wild Party in 2005 in Los Angeles as the street waif, and is the recipient of the 2005 LA Weekly Theater Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Musical.
She appeared in the Manhattan Concert Productions presentation of The Secret Garden at David Geffen Hall in February 2016 as the housemaid Martha. She reprised her role as Martha in 2016 for the Shakespeare Theatre Company's in Washington DC; this production then moved in 2017 to the 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle.
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