Beatrice Manley
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1920
Birth Place:
Bronx, New York City, NY

Biography

A multifaceted Broadway actress who found success as an author and teacher, Beatrice Manley also served as the stateside originator of the lead role in Bertolt Brecht's Mother Courage and, along with husband Herbert Blau, Jules Irving, and Priscilla Pointer, co-founded the San Francisco Actor's Workshop. A Bronx native who at 20 made her Broadway debut in Maxwell Anderson's Eve of Saint Mark,...