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Actress , director

Margaret Webster, American actress, director. famous actors and companies, 1926-1972. Member Equity (founder), American National Theatre and Academy (directory).

Background

Webster, Margaret was born on March 15, 1905 in New York City. Daughter of Ben Webster and Dame May Whitty (both distinguished in the theater).

Education

Studied for stage at Etlinger Dramatic School.

Career

Played with John Barrymore in Hamlet, 1925. Director successful prodns., 1935-1972. Merchant of Venice (Stratford-on-Avon), 1956.

Achievements

  • Famous actors and companies, 1926-1972.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Shakespeare Without Tears, 1942. Royal Highness, 1949.

Membership

Member Equity (founder), American National Theatre and Academy (directory).

Connections

father:
Ben Webster

mother:
Dame May Whitty (both