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Freda Gaye Biography (1907-1986)
Born December 27, 1907, in Hunmanby, England; died in London, 1986; daughterof Wilfrid and Harriet Jane (Pickard) Gaye.
- Birth Details
- December 27, 1907
- Hunmanby, England
- Death Details
- London, England
- LONDON DEBUT--A strange shape, The Tempest, Aldwych Theatre, 1921.
- BROADWAY DEBUT--Rose Belcher, Evensong, Selwyn Theatre, 1933.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
- Miss Lucy, B'rer Rabbit, Everyman Theatre, London, 1926.
- joined Birmingham Repertory Theatre, U.K., 1931.
- Rose Belcher, Evensong, Queen's Theatre, London, 1932.
- Bell Brown, Gallows Glorious, Shaftesbury Theatre, London, 1933.
- Poppy Straight, Limelight, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, 1936.
- Fay Beaudine, London After Dark, Apollo Theatre, London, 1937.
- played leading roles in Matthew Forsyth's Company at the De La Warr Pavilion Theatre, Bexhill, U.K., 1939-40.
- Nurse, Medea, New Theatre, London, 1941.
- Nancy Steele, Sense and Sensibility, Embassy Theatre, London, 1946.
- Agatha, The Family Reunion, Mercury Theatre, London, 1946.
- Dr. Jean Linden, The Linden Tree, Duchess Theatre, London, 1947.
- Nurse Secretary, and later as Lavinia Chamberlayne, The Cocktail Party, New Theatre, London, 1950.
- Gertrude Timms, Up the Garden Path, Bolton's Theatre, London, 1952.
- Lady Melbourne, Caro William, Embassy Theatre, London, 1952.
- Marie Anne, The Ermine, Nottingham Playhouse, 1955.
- Elizabeth Hector-Crammles, The Strangers, Bristol Old Vic Theatre, U.K.,1957.
- Also appeared in many productions at the Q Theatre, London.
Credits; MAJOR TOURS
- Rose Belcher, Evensong, U.K. cities, 1932.
- leading roles, H.V. Neilson Shakespeare Company, U.K. cities, 1934- 35.
- Lady Ursula, The Zeal of Thy House, U.K. cities, 1938-39.
- with the Old Vic Company toured British cities in Macbeth, Medea, Jacob'sLadder, The Seagull, King John, and Shirley, 1940-42.
- with the Curtain Theatre Company, toured Scottish and Orkney cities, 1943-44.
- Ellen Cred, Ladies in Retirement, West German cities, 1949.
- Pitt, Liberty Bill, U.K. cities, 1954.
- (With Jonquil Antony) Judith, 1936.
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