Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Anita Keal Biography ((?)-)
Original name, Anita Kirshbaum; born in Philadelphia, PA; daughter of Abe (inbusiness) and Eva Z. (Acharenko) Kirshbaum; married Morton Wolkowitz (a business executive and producer), December 22, 1951; children: Michael, Ruth.
Credits; Stage Appearances
- Mrs. Manningham, Angel Street, Priscilla Beach Theatre, MA, 1950.
- Dol Common, The Alchemist, White Friars Theatre, NY, 1953.
- Servant girl, Private Life of Master Race, Open State Theatre, 1954.
- The whore, Ricky, Theatrewrights, New York City, 1954.
- Bianca, Affairs of Anatol, Directors Theatre, New York City, 1955.
- Serving maid, The Brothers Karamazov, Gate Theatre, New York City, 1956.
- Thea Elvsted, Hedda Gabler, Fourth Street Theatre, New York City, 1960.
- Lady Helene, The Witches Sabbath, Madison Avenue Playhouse, New York City, 1961.
- Connie, Yes, My Darling Daughter, Equity Library Theatre, New York City,1968.
- Mommy, The Kindness of Strangers, Roundabout Theatre, New York City, 1968.
- Alice, Play Strindberg, Impossible Ragtime Theatre, New York City, 1975.
- My Friend Weissman Is Back, Chelsea Theatre, New York City, 1975.
- Charlotta, The Cherry Orchard, Center Stage Theatre, Baltimore, MD, 1975.
- Dot, You Didn't Have to Tell Me, Ensemble Studio Theatre, New York City,1976.
- Lady, Orpheus Descending, Morgan's Theatre, New York City, 1977.
- Margo, A Late Show, Playwrights' Horizons Theatre, New York City, 1978.
- Dr. Petrelli, Maggie, and Hilary, Tribute, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City, 1978.
- Mother, Getting Out, Theatre de Lys, New York City, 1979.
- Kitty Cochrane, Last Summer at Bluefish Cove, Mainstage Theatre, NY, 1980.
- Elsie, Do You Still Believe the Rumor?, American Renaissance Theatre Company, American Renaissance Theatre, New York City, 1980.
- Mother, Farmyard by Kroetz, Theatre for the New City, 1981.
- Sylvia Plath, A Difficult Borning, American Renaissance Theatre Company,1982.
- Grappina, The Raspberry Picker, 92nd Street YWHA Theatre, New York City,1982.
- Harriet, Grievances, Real Stage, 1982.
- May, Fish Riding Bikes, Women's Interart Theatre, New York City, 1983.
- Tasha, Isn't It Romantic?, Playwrights' Horizons Theatre, and Caldwell Playhouse, Caldwell, NJ, both 1984.
- Maddy, Family Affair, Dorset Theatre Festival, 1985.
- Mrs. Horowitz, Haven, South Street Theatre, New York City, 1985.
- Lillian, The Affair [and] Bubbe Adelstein (double-bill), American Renaissance Theatre Company, American Renaissance Theatre, 1985.
- Mama, Long Island Dreamer [and] Moon City (double-bill), Space 603 Theatre, New York City, 1986.
- Gracie, Mother Bickerdyke and Me, 45th Street Theatre, New York City, 1988.
- M. Butterfly, Broadway production, 1989.
- Appeared off-Broadway in Exiles, Merry Wives of Scarsdale, Speed Gets thePoppy, Val Christie and Others, and Yes, My Darling Daughter.
Credits; Major Tours
- Madame Pace, Six Characters in Search of an Author, U.S. cities, 1965.
- Dr. Petrelli, Tribute, U.S. cities, 1980.
Credits; Television Appearances; Series
- Mignon, Search for Tomorrow, CBS, 1979-81.
- Appeared as Trude, Guiding Light, CBS.
Credits; Television Appearances; Specials
- Larry Kramer, PBS, 1993.
Credits; Television Appearances; Episodic
- Arlene Ross, Law and Order, NBC, 1992.
- Appeared in episodes of The Doctors, NBC; How to Survive a Marriage, NBC;Kojak, CBS; Joe Forrester, NBC; The Man behind the Badge, CBS and syndicated; and The Seven Lively Arts, CBS.
Credits; Film Appearances
- Demon's voice, Amityville II: The Possession, Orion, 1982.
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