Dame Sybil Thorndike Edit Profile
Student School Music.
Professional pianist. With Shakespearian Repertory in American, 1905-1907, Miss Horniman’s Company, Manchester, England, 1908-1909, Charles Frohman’s Repertory, 1910. American tour with John Drew, 1910-1911.
Leading roles with Miss Horniman’s Company, 1911-1913. Shakespearian leading roles with Old Vic Theatre, 1914-1918. Leading roles London prodns., 1919-1920, Little Theatre, 1920-1922, also Grand Guignol Theatre, London.
Television appearances, numerous tours throughout world. Doctor of Laws, University Manchester, Edinburgh U., Doctor of Literature, Southampton U. Granted Freedom City Rochester.
Named dame commander British Empire. Address: London S.W.3, England *.
Married Lewis Casson, December 22, 1908. Children: John, Christopher, Mary (Mistress Ian Harvey), Ann (Mistress Douglas Campbell).