Eva LeGallienne
Date of Birth
Jan 11, 1899
Birth Place:
London, England


In 1914, while still in her mid teens, she made her London stage debut. She went to the U.S. in 1915 and soon became a leading Broadway star. In 1926 she founded the celebrated Civic Repertory Theater in New York, going on to direct and star in many of its productions; the Theater folded at the height of the Depression in 1932. She directed or appeared in many plays on Broadway and in stock, did...