Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Maxine Audley Biography (1923-)
Born April 29, 1923, in London, England; daughter of Henry Julius and Katharine (an opera singer; maiden name, Arkandy) Hecht; married Leonard Cassini (divorced); married Andrew Broughton (divorced); married Frederick Granville (awine merchant), 1953 (divorced); children: Deborah. Addresses: AGENT--c/o Barry Burnett Organisation, Grafton House, Suite 42, Golden Square, London W1, England.
Favorite roles: Tamora in Titus Andronicus and Blanche du Bois in A StreetcarNamed Desire.
- Birth Details
- April 29, 1923
- London, England
- STAGE DEBUT--A Midsummer Night's Dream, Open Air Theatre, London, 1940.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
- Nerissa, The Merchant of Venice, and Hippolyta, A Midsummer Night's Dream, both Open Air Theatre, 1942-43.
- Edith, Carissima, Palace Theatre, London, 1948.
- Emilia, Othello, Embassy Theatre, London, 1949.
- Goneril, King Lear, Mariana, Measure for Measure, and Ursula, Much Ado about Nothing, all Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-on- Avon, U.K., 1950.
- Melibea, Celestina, Embassy Theatre, 1951.
- Charmian, Caesar and Cleopatra, and Emilia, Othello, both St. James's Theatre, London, 1951.
- Eva, Thieves' Carnival, Arts Theatre, London, 1952.
- Lady Lurewell, The Constant Couple, Winter Garden Theatre, London, 1952.
- Suzanne, A Letter from Paris, Aldwych Theatre, London, 1952.
- Mrs. Foresight, Love for Love, and Marie, The River Line, both Bristol Old Vic Theatre, Bristol, U.K., 1953.
- Sara, Tobias and the Angel, and Mrs. Fergusson, Penelope, both Arts Theatre, 1953.
- Violet, Comtesse de Chaumont, Angels in Love, Savoy Theatre, London, 1954.
- Olivia, Twelfth Night, Lady Macduff, Macbeth, and Tamora, Titus Andronicus, all Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, 1955.
- Marion Field, Love Affair, Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham, U.K., 1955.
- Tamora, Titus Andronicus, Stoll Theatre, London, 1957.
- Annabelle Logan, Speaking of Murder, St. Martin's Theatre, London, 1958.
- Maria Marescaud, All in the Family, Strand Theatre, London, 1959.
- Josephine Barnwell, Settled Out of Court, Strand Theatre, 1960.
- Constance, King John, Old Vic Company, Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, Scotland, U.K., then Old Vic Theatre, London, both 1961.
- Lady Macbeth, Macbeth, Old Vic Company, Old Vic Theatre, 1961.
- Eleanor, Curtmantle, Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), Edinburgh Festival,Lyceum Theatre, then Aldwych Theatre, both 1962.
- Helen, Troilus and Cressida, Aldwych Theatre, 1962.
- Helen Cobb, Who'll Save the Ploughboy?, Haymarket Theatre, London, 1963.
- Maggie, The Formation Dancers, New Arts Theatre, then Globe Theatre, bothLondon, 1964.
- Joanna, Present Laughter, Queen's Theatre, London, 1965.
- Mrs. Gereth, The Spoils of Poynton, Palace Theatre, Watford, U.K., 1968.
- Marie Lloyd and various other roles, A History of the Music Hall, Intimate Theatre, London, 1969.
- Mrs. Hasseltine, Conduct Unbecoming, Bristol Old Vic Theatre, then Queen's Theatre, 1969.
- Marina, The Servants and the Snow, Greenwich Theatre, London, 1970.
- Blanche du Bois, A Streetcar Named Desire, Leeds Playhouse, Leeds, U.K.,1971.
- Ruth, The Time of Departure, Windsor Theatre, Windsor, U.K., 1971.
- Kate Keller, All My Sons, and Mrs. Malaprop, The Rivals, both Sadler's Wells Theatre, London, 1972.
- Kate Weiner, A Touch of Purple, Globe Theatre, 1972.
- Mrs. Goforth, The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore, Palace Theatre, 1973.
- Lady Smith, The Grouse Moor Image, Forum Theatre, Billingham, U.K., 1974.
- Mrs. Marwood, The Way of the World, Arnaud Theatre, Guildford, U.K., 1975.
- Amanda Wingfield, The Glass Menagerie, Strand Theatre, 1977.
- Volumnia, Coriolanus, RSC, Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, then Aldwych Theatre, both 1978.
- Olive, Look Out ... Here Comes Trouble, Warehouse Theatre, London, 1978.
- Mrs. Vanderpool, Saratoga, Aldwych Theatre, 1978.
- Volumnia, Coriolanus, Aldwych Theatre, 1979.
- Also appeared in repertory at Tonbridge, U.K., Maidenhead, U.K., and Birmingham, U.K., 1940-42; at the Arts Theatre, Salisbury, U.K., 1946-47; at theNottingham Playhouse Theatre, Nottingham, U.K., 1948- 49; and in Antony and Cleopatra, St. James's Theatre, 1951.
Credits; MAJOR TOURS
- Raina, Arms and the Man, CEMA-Old Vic Company, U.K. cities, 1945-46.
- Goneril, King Lear, Mariana, Measure for Measure, Ursula, Much Ado aboutNothing, Shakespeare Memorial Theatre Company, German cities, 1950.
- Tamora, Titus Andronicus, Shakespeare Memorial Theatre Company, Europeancities, 1957.
- Mrs. Baker, Butterflies Are Free, U.K. cities, 1972.
- The First Night of Pygmalion, U.K. and South African cities, 1978.
- Laura Sinclair, The Edge of Darkness, U.K. cities, 1978.
- FILM DEBUT--Anna Karenina, British Lion, 1948.
Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM APPEARANCES
- Carol, The Sleeping Tiger, Anglo Amalgamated, 1954.
- Arabel, The Barretts of Wimpole Street, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), 1957.
- Queen Irene, A King in New York, Archway, 1957.
- Lady Sunningdale, The Prince and the Showgirl, Warner Brothers, 1957.
- Diana Foreman, Dunkirk, MGM, 1958.
- Enid, The Vikings, United Artists, 1958.
- Cynthia, Bluebeard's Ten Honeymoons, Allied Artists, 1960.
- Julia Martineau, Hell Is a City, Columbia, 1960.
- Ada Leverson, The Man with the Green Carnation (also known as The Green Carnation and The Trials of Oscar Wilde), Kingsley, 1960.
- Teresa, Our Man in Havana, Columbia, 1960.
- Mrs. Stephens, Peeping Tom (also known as Face of Fear), Astor, 1960.
- Lydia Daney, Man at the Carlton Tower, Anglo Amalgamated, 1961.
- Superintendent, Petticoat Pirates, Warner Brothers, 1961.
- Clarina Bowles-Ottey, A Jolly Bad Fellow (also known as They All Died Laughing), Continental Distributing, 1964.
- Liz Teasdale, Never Mention Murder, Embassy, 1964.
- woman, The Agony and the Ecstasy, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1965.
- Charmian, The Battle of the Villa Fiorita (also known as Affair at the Villa Fiorita), Warner Brothers, 1965.
- Marion, The Brain, Governor, 1965.
- Yvonne Phipps, Ricochet, Schoenfeld, 1966.
- Mrs. Beauchamp, Here We Go 'round the Mulberry Bush, United Artists, 1968.
- Ella Brandt, Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed!, Warner Brothers, 1969.
- Matilde Vosiers, House of Cards, Universal, 1969.
- Duchess of Argyll, Sinful Davy, United Artists, 1969.
- Babs Leclerc, The Looking Glass War, Columbia, 1970.
- Also appeared in Running Scared, Paramount, 1972.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES; SPECIALS
- Lady Airlie, Crown Matrimonial, NBC, 1974.
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