Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Paula Bauersmith Biography (1909-1987)
Born July 26, 1909, in Oakmont, PA; died of cancer in New York City, August 6, 1987; daughter of William and Susan (Paul) Bauersmith; married B.M. Warren(deceased); children: Jennifer and one son.
CTFT notes that Paula Bauersmith's favorite role was Jennie Walters in Two Hundred Were Chosen and that she enjoyed creating crossword puzzles for the NewYork Times. Bauersmith's daughter is the actress Jennifer Warren.
- Birth Details
- July 26, 1909
- Oakmont, Pennsylvania, United States
- Death Details
- August 6, 1987
- New York, New York, United States
- BROADWAY DEBUT--Carmen Bracegirdle, Lean Harvest, Forrest Theatre, 1931.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
- Lora McDonald, East of Broadway, Belmont Theatre, New York City, 1932.
- First Sergeant, Warrior's Husband, Morosco Theatre, New York City, 1932.
- Mary Paterson, The Anatomist, Bijou Theatre, New York City, 1932.
- Jennie, Three-Cornered Moon, Cort Theatre, New York City, 1933.
- Miss Morehead, All Good Americans, Henry Miller's Theatre, New York City,1933.
- Marge, Mahogany Hall, Bijou Theatre, 1934.
- Emma Martin, Let Freedom Ring, Broadhurst Theatre, New York City, 1935.
- Martha Webster, Bury the Dead, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York City, 1936.
- Jennie Walters, Two Hundred Were Chosen, 48th Street Theatre, New York City, 1936.
- Katya, Winter Soldiers, Studio Theatre, New York City, 1942.
- Augusta Stetson, Battle for Heaven, Educational Alliance Theatre, New York City, 1948.
- Dr. Johnson, Twentieth Century, American National Theatre Academy Playhouse, New York City, 1950.
- Member of the Wedding, Tiger at the Gates, The Chalk Garden, The Solid Gold Cadillac, all Ann Arbor Drama Festival, Ann Arbor, MI, 1956.
- Anna, Thor with Angels, Margaret, A Box of Watercolors, Anne, Tobias andthe Angel, Bernoline, The Marvellous History of Saint Bernard, Miss Connolly,The Potting Shed, all Chapel Players, Broadway Congregational Church, New York City, 1957-58.
- maid, The Lesson, Phoenix Theatre, New York City, 1958.
- Mrs. Sweeney, Sail Away, Broadhurst Theatre, 1961.
- Sweet of You to Say So, Theatre de Lys, New York City, 1962.
- Also appeared in It's Up to You, 1943, and in summer theatre productionsof You Can't Take It with You, Anything Goes, The Other Devil, Separate Tables, The Mousetrap, Take Me Along, Write Me a Murder, Damn Yankees, Bells Are Ringing, Tunnel of Love.
Credits; MAJOR TOURS
- Paths of Glory, U.S. cities, 1947.
- Tiger at the Gates, U.S. cities, 1960.
Credits; WITH THE NATIONAL REPERTORY COMPANY
- Aunt Julia, Hedda Gabler, Mrs. Hardcastle, She Stoops to Conquer, and Liliom, U.S. cities, 1964-65.
- Luce, Comedy of Errors, various roles, John Brown's Body, U.S.
- cities, 1967-68.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES; EPISODIC
- Omnibus, ABC.
- The U.S. Steel Hour, CBS.
- East Side/West Side, CBS.
- Studio One, CBS.
OBITUARIES AND OTHER SOURCES:
- Variety, September 16, 1987.
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