Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
Gary Kasper to Florence Klotz
Marie Kean Biography (1922-)
Born June 27, 1922, in Rush, County Dublin, Ireland; daughter of John and Margaret (Foley) Kean; married William L. Mulvey. Addresses: HOME--98 Heath Street, Hampstead, London NW3, England.
Favorite roles: Anna Livia Plurabelle in The Voice of Shem and Winnie in Happy Days.
- Birth Details
- June 27, 1922
- Rush, Dublin, Ireland
- STAGE DEBUT--Naomi, Noah, Gaiety Theatre, Dublin, Ireland, 1947.
- LONDON STAGE DEBUT--Anna Livia Plurabelle, The Voice of Shem, Stratford Theatre, 1962.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
- Mrs. Cogan, The Plough and the Stars, Mermaid Theatre, London, 1962.
- Charlotte Russe, A Cheap Bunch of Nice Flowers, Arts Theatre, London, 1962.
- landlady and Maja, Baal, Phoenix Theatre, London, 1963.
- Winnie, Happy Days, Stratford Theatre, London, 1964.
- mother, The Screens, Peter Brook's Experimental Group, Donmar Rehearsal Theatre, London, 1964.
- Daisy Connolly, The Paper Hat, Globe Theatre, London, 1965.
- Mrs. O'Flaherty, O'Flaherty, V.C., Mermaid Theatre, London, 1966.
- Nora Melody, A Touch of the Poet, Gardner Centre Theatre, Brighton, U.K.,1970.
- Marina, Uncle Vanya, and Mrs. Hewlett, Plunderl, both Bristol Old Vic Theatre, Bristol, U.K., 1973.
- nurse, Romeo and Juliet, and Aemilia, A Comedy of Errors, both Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford- on-Avon, thenAldwych Theatre, London, both 1977.
- weird sister, Macbeth, RSC, Other Place Theatre, then Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, both Stratford-on-Avon, U.K., later Warehouse Theatre, London, 1977.
- Mrs. Rummel, Pillars of the Community, and Madame Cabet, Days of the Commune, both RSC, Aldwych Theatre, 1977.
- Also appeared as Winnie, Happy Days, Dublin, Ireland, 1973; and with theAbbey Theatre Company, Dublin, Ireland, 1949-61.
Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM APPEARANCES
- Mrs. Flanagan, Jacqueline, Rank, 1956.
- Mrs. O'Flynn, Rooney, Rank, 1958.
- Ellen Carey, The Poacher's Daughter (also known as Sally's Irish Rogue),Show Corporation of America, 1960.
- Mrs. O'Hara, The Quare Fellow, Astor-Ajay, 1962.
- Josie Hannigan, Girl with Green Eyes, Lopert, 1964.
- Mrs. Webster, Stork Talk, Parade, 1964.
- Mrs. Fairweather, Cul-de-Sac, Filmways, 1966.
- mother, The Fighting Prince of Donegal, Buena Vista, 1966.
- barkeeper, Time Lost and Time Remembered (also known as I Was Happy Here), Continental Distributing, 1966.
- Princess Dashkoff, Great Catherine, Warner Brothers, 1968.
- Mrs. McCardle, Ryan's Daughter, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1970.
- Barry's mother, Barry Lyndon, Warner Brothers, 1975.
- Munt Mae, Angel, British Film Institute, 1982.
- Mrs. Rice, The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne, Island, 1987.
- Mrs. Malins, The Dead, Vestron, 1987.
- Also appeared in John Huston and the Dubliners (documentary), Gray City,Inc., 1987.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES; PLAYS
- The Plough and the Stars and Jane Eyre.
Other articles you might like: