Morgan, Robin (1941–)

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Morgan, Robin (1941–)

American feminist, essayist and actress. Born Jan 29, 1941, in Lake Worth, FL; grew up in Mount Vernon, NY; dau. of Faith Berkley Morgan; attended Columbia University; m. Kenneth Pitchford (poet), 1962; children: son Blake Morgan-Pitchford.

Began career as a child actress, coming to prominence as Dagmar in tv series, "Mama" (1950–56); participated in Civil Rights Movement (1960s), then was an early member of the Women's Liberation movement, becoming a prominent speaker for cultural feminism; edited Sisterhood is Powerful (1970) and published collections of essays, including Going Too Far (1978), The Anatomy of Freedom (1982), The New Woman (1984), Sisterhood is Global (1984) and The World of a Woman: Feminist Dispatches 1968–1991 (1992); poetry includes Monster (1972) and Lady of the Beasts (1976); served as editor-in-chief of Ms magazine (1989–93).

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