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Sasha Von Scherler Biography (1939-2000)
Born Alexandra-Xenia Elizabeth Anne Marie Fiesola von Schoeler, December 12,1939, in New York, NY; daughter of Baron Walram- Voystingus Albert Alexander(a diplomat and archaeologist) and Ruth Hooper (an actress and reporter; maiden name, Dayton) von Schoeler; married Paul Avila Mayer (a writer and producer), April 17, 1958; children: Rachael, Ruth, Daisy. Addresses: HOME--1290 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10028. AGENT--c/o Irv Schechter Company, 9300 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 410, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.
- Birth Details
- December 12, 1939
- New York, New York, United States
- Death Details
- April 15, 2000
- Manhattan, New York
- STAGE DEBUT--Mitzi, Seven Sisters, Cranbrook Summer Theatre, Cranbrook, MI, 1950.
- OFF-BROADWAY DEBUT--Lydia Carew, The Admirable Bashville, Cherry Lane Theatre, 1956.
- BROADWAY DEBUT--Yvonne, Look after Lulu, Henry Miller's Theatre, 1959.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
- Nell Gwynn, In Good King Charles's Golden Days, Downtown Theatre, New York City, 1957.
- Martha James, Conversation Piece, Barbizon-Plaza Theatre, New York City,1957.
- Phebe, As You Like It, New York Shakespeare Festival, Heckscher Theatre,New York City, 1958.
- Mrs. Brown, The Great God Brown, Coronet Theatre, New York City, 1959.
- Myrrhine, Lysistrata, Phoenix Theatre, New York City, 1959.
- Irma, The Good Soup, Plymouth Theatre, New York City, 1960.
- various roles, Under Milk Wood, Circle in the Square, New York City, 1961.
- Mariette, First Love, Morosco Theatre, New York City, 1961.
- Mrs. Boker, Infancy, Circle in the Square, 1962.
- Flo, Alfie!, Morosco Theatre, 1964.
- Agnes, Ludlow Fair, Theatre East, New York City, 1966.
- Flo, Willie Doesn't Live Here Anymore, Theatre de Lys, New York City, 1967.
- Margaret, Sondra, Provincetown Playhouse, New York City, 1967.
- Orange girl, Cyrano de Bergerac, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, New York City,1968.
- Gloria, "Laughs, Etc.," in Stop, You're Killing Me, Stage 73, New York City, 1969.
- Olivia, Twelfth Night, Delacorte Theatre, New York City, 1969.
- Joyce, "The Ruffian on the Stair," and Lou, "The Erpingham Camp," in Crimes of Passion, Astor Place Theatre, New York City, 1969.
- Avonia Bunn, Trelawny of the Wells, Other Stage Theatre, New York City, 1970.
- Countess Auvergne, The Wars of the Roses, Part I, Delacorte Theatre, thenPublic Theatre, New York City, both 1970.
- Vamp, The Screens, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY, 1971.
- November, Soon Jack November, Stage 73, 1972.
- a Bawd, Pericles, Delacorte Theatre, 1974.
- Dolly Scupp and Becky Hedges, Bad Habits, Booth Theatre, New York City, 1974.
- Mom, Kid Champion, Public Theatre, 1974.
- Avonia Bunn, Trelawny of the Wells, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, 1975.
- Meg, The Hostage, Hartman Theatre, Stamford, CT, 1975.
- Mistress Quickly and Queen Isabel, Henry V, Delacorte Theatre, 1976.
- Mrs. Fletcher, The Petrified Man, Herbert Berghof Studio, New York City,1976.
- Mattie, Comanche Cafe, American Place Theatre, New York City, 1976.
- various roles, Museum, Public Theatre, 1977.
- Zaira Marvuglia, Grand Magic, Manhattan Theatre Club, New York City, 1979.
- Mrs. Champinsky, Kid Champion, Stage One, New York City, 1979.
- The Suicide, Yale Repertory Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1980.
- butcher's widow, Hunting Scenes from Lower Bavaria, Manhattan Theatre Club, 1981.
- The Keymaker, American Jewish Theatre, New York City, 1982.
- Wanda, "Slacks and Tops," in Triple Feature, Manhattan Theatre Club, 1983.
- Help Wanted, Los Angeles Theatre Center, Los Angeles, CA, 1986.
- Prudence, Camille, Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1986.
- Also appeared in The Penultimate Problem of Sherlock Holmes, in New YorkCity.
Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM APPEARANCES
- Helen Miggs, Network, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1976.
- shopper, Last Embrace, United Artists, 1979.
- Also appeared in The Producers, Embassy, 1967; The Boston Strangler, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1968; and Women, Women, Women, 1971.
- TELEVISION DEBUT--Omnibus, CBS, 1955.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES; SERIES
- Sarah Hanley, Love Is a Many Splendored Thing, ABC, 1970-71.
- Also Jane, All My Children, ABC; The Doctors.
- Camera Three, syndicated.
- The Twilight Zone, CBS.
- The Andros Targets, CBS.
- Jeanette, F. Scott Fitzgerald and "The Last of the Belles," ABC, 1974.
- Also The Man in the Santa Claus Suit, NBC, 1979.
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