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Mara Clark Biography (1930-)
Born Alice Maire Olds, March 29, 1930, in Middlefield, MA; daughter of GeorgeW. (a general store owner, town clerk, and town treasurer) and Grace H. (postal worker and librarian; maiden name, Cook) Olds; married Thomas J. Clark (in electronics sales), June 20, 1953; children: David, George. Addresses: HOME--4 Maple Terrace, Newbury, MA, 01951.
Favorite roles: Veta Louise in Harvey, Kate Keller in All My Sons, and MadamArcati in Blithe Spirit.
- Birth Details
- March 29, 1930
- Middlefield, Massachusetts, United States
- STAGE DEBUT--Housekeeper, Man of La Mancha, Hampton Playhouse, Hampton, NH, 1966.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
- Mother Fisher, The Show Off, Kate Keller, All My Sons, Madam Arcati, Blithe Spirit, Veta Louise, Harvey, all Lyric Stage, Boston, MA.
- Madam Xenia, The Killing of Sister George, Aunt Eller, Oklahoma!, both Theatre by the Sea, Portsmouth, NH.
- Mrs. Potter, The Light in the Mill, Theatre Express, Merrimack RepertoryTheatre, Lowell, MA.
- Also appeared in Mission Hill; The Autumn Garden; The Bat; Cabaret; ComeBlow Your Horn; Don't Drink the Water; The Guardsman; Hedda Gabler; The Lionin Winter; The Music Man; See How They Run; Six Rms Riv Vu; The Shadow Box; The Sound of Music; Watch on the Rhine.
Credits; MAJOR TOURS
- One-woman shows throughout New England.
- Also with the Chamber Repertory Theatre, 1960s and 1970s.
- TELEVISION DEBUT--Village woman, Summer Solstice, ABC, 1980.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES; EPISODIC
- Bag lady, Spencer for Hire, ABC, 1986.
- Waitress, Billy Galvin, PBS, 1987.
- inspector, Three Sovereigns for Sarah, PBS.
- German grandmother, I Love You, I Love You Not, PBS.
- Also appeared in Kennedy; A Question of Rape; Safety Net.
- VIDEO--GAMESAppeared as Madam Rose in Clue and Clue II: Murder in Disguise, both Parker Brothers, Inc.
- FILM DEBUT--Widow Dee, The Verdict, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1982.
Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM APPEARANCES
- Animal officer, The Parent Trap II, Buena Vista, 1987.
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