Seymour, May Davenport (d. 1967)

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Seymour, May Davenport (d. 1967)

American actress and museum curator. Died Oct 5, 1967, age 83, in New York, NY; dau. of William Seymour (actor and stage manager) and May Davenport; m. William Eckert, 1908; children: John Seymour (actor), James Seymour (actor), Anne Seymour (1909–1988, actress).

As an actress, appeared on stage in The Lady of the Lyons, The Little Princess, A Doll's House, Alice Sit-by-the-Fire and The Evangelist, among others; retired (1908); later appeared with her daughter for 9 years on radio's "Against the Storm"; founded and was curator of the theater collection at the Museum of the City of New York.