Fuller, Rosalinde (1901–1982)

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Fuller, Rosalinde (1901–1982)

English-born stage actress. Born Feb 16, 1901, in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England; died Sept 15, 1982, in London.

Made Broadway debut in What's in a Name? (1920), followed by Greenwich Village Follies, A Christmas Carol, The Champion, The Farmer's Wife, Patience, Love for Love, The Fountain and Murder on Account, among others; appeared as Ophelia to John Barrymore's Hamlet (1922); made London debut in The Squall (1927), followed by The Stranger in the House, The Enemy, Three Sisters, Unknown Warrior, Death Takes a Holiday and Miss Julie, among others; joined Donald Wolfit's Shakespearean Company, appearing as Portia, Rosalind, Beatrice, Desdemona, and Lady Macbeth (1938–40); appeared in solo performances of her own devising throughout the world. Awarded MBE (1966).