Skinner, Cornelia Otis


Skinner, Cornelia Otis
(1901-1979)
   Born in Chicago, the daughter of actor Otis Skinner, Cornelia Otis Skinner was educated at Bryn Mawr before joining her father in his production of Blood and Sand (1921). She appeared in many plays, including Will Shakespeare (1923), Tweedles (1923), In His Arms (1924), White Collars (1925), Candida (1939), Theatre* (1941), The Searching Wind* (1944), Lady Windermere's Fan (1946), Major Barbara (1956), and The Pleasure of His Company* (1958), which she co-authored with Samuel Taylor,* but Skinner gained enduring success with a long series of monodramas, including The Wives of Henry VIII (1931), The Empress Eugenie (1932), The Loves of Charles II (1933), and Paris '90 (1952).

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  • Skinner,Cornelia Otis — Skinner, Cornelia Otis. 1901 1979. American actress and writer known for her one woman shows, which she wrote and produced. * * * …   Universalium

  • Skinner, Cornelia Otis — born May 30, 1901, Chicago, Ill., U.S. died July 9, 1979, New York, N.Y. U.S. actress and writer. She made her stage debut in Blood and Sand (1921) with her actor father, Otis Skinner, who also collaborated on her first play, Captain Fury (1925) …   Universalium

  • Skinner, Cornelia Otis — (30 may. 1901, Chicago, Ill., EE.UU.–9 jul. 1979, Nueva York, N.Y.). Actriz y escritora estadounidense. Debutó en el teatro con Sangre y arena (1921) junto a su padre, el actor Otis Skinner, quien además colaboró en la creación de su primera obra …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Cornelia Otis Skinner — Born May 30, 1899(1899 05 30) Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Died July 9, 1979(1979 07 09) (aged 80) New York, New York, U.S. Occupation Actress, screenwriter …   Wikipedia

  • Cornelia Otis Skinner — Cornelia Otis Skinner, née le 30 mai 1899[1] à Chicago (Illinois), morte le 9 juillet 1979 à New York, est une actrice et femme de lettres américaine. Sommaire 1 Biographie 2 Filmographie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cornelia Otis Skinner — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Cornelia Otis Skinner (Chicago, Illinois, Estados Unidos, 30 de mayo de 1901 Nueva York, Nueva York, Estados Unidos, 9 de julio de 1979) fue una actriz y escritora estadounidense. Era hija del actor Otis Skinner y su …   Wikipedia Español

  • Cornelia Otis Skinner — noun United States actress noted for her one woman shows (1901 1979) • Syn: ↑Skinner • Instance Hypernyms: ↑actress …   Useful english dictionary

  • Skinner — El término Skinner puede hacer referencia a: Contenido 1 Ciencia 1.1 Autores de nombres botánicos 2 Historia 3 Política …   Wikipedia Español

  • Otis — /oh tis/, n. 1. Elisha Graves, 1811 61, U.S. inventor. 2. Harrison Gray, 1837 1917, U.S. army officer and newspaper publisher. 3. James, 1725 83, American lawyer and public official who is supposed to have first used the phrase Taxation without… …   Universalium

  • Otis — (as used in expressions) Howard, Oliver O(tis) Otis, Harrison Gray Otis, James Skinner, Cornelia Otis Warren, Mercy Otis Mercy Otis …   Enciclopedia Universal


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