Marinoff, Fania (1890–1971)

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Marinoff, Fania (1890–1971)

Russian-born actress. Name variations: Fania Van Vechten. Born Mar 20, 1890, in Odessa, Russia; died Nov 16,1971, in Englewood, NJ; m. Carl Van Vechten (critic, author, and photographer).

At age 8, made stage debut in Denver (1898); made NY debut in A Japanese Nightingale (1903), followed by You Never Can Tell, Streets of New York, Pillars of Society, Judgment Day, Within the Law, Arms and the Man, The Tempest and The Charlatan.