Maude, Margery (1889–1979)

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Maude, Margery (1889–1979)

English-born actress. Born April 29, 1889, in Wimbledon, England; died Aug 7, 1979, in Cleveland, Ohio; dau. of Cyril Maude (celebrated actor-manager) and Winifred Emery Maude (d. 1924); m. Joseph Warren Burden.

Made London debut as Cynthia in D'Arcy of the Guards (1910); joined Herbert Beerbohm Tree's Co., appearing as Titania in Midsummer Night's Dream (1911); made NY debut with father's company on their US and Canadian tour in The Second in Command and Grumpy (1913); other plays include Lady Windermere's Fan, Paganini, The Old Foolishness, The Two Mrs. Carrolls, O Mistress Mine, The School for Scandal (in London's All-Star revival), Searchlights and My Fair Lady; films include You're Never Too Young and The Birds and the Bees; also appeared on radio and tv.