Evelyn Venable
Date of Birth
Oct 18, 1913
Birth Place:
Cincinnati, OH

Biography

Evelyn Venable's first dramatic appearance was in a Cincinnati high school production of Romeo and Juliet; this led to her professional debut in a civic center production of Dear Brutus. Venable won a scholarship to Vassar, then briefly attended the University of Cincinnati before joining a stock company supervised by Broadway star Walter Hampden, an old friend of the Venable family. She received...