Mathews, Carmen (1914–1995)

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Mathews, Carmen (1914–1995)

American stage and tv actress. Name variations: Carmen Sylva Mathews. Born May 8, 1914, in Philadelphia, PA; died Aug 31, 1995, in West Redding, CT.

Made stage debut at Stratford Memorial Theatre in England (1936), subsequently appearing there as Lady Mortimer in Henry IV (Part I), Ophelia in Hamlet and the Queen in Richard III; appeared often on Broadway, in such plays as Hamlet, Richard II, Harriet, The Cherry Orchard, Man and Superman, My Three Angels, Holiday for Lovers, The Yearling, Delicate Balance, Dear World, Ambassador and Morning's at 7; appeared off-Broadway in Sunday in the Park with George; also played leads in many teleplays; film credits include Butterfield 8, Rage to Live and Sounder.

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