Marian Seldes (Director) | Playbill

Marian Seldes

Director

Marian Seldes, a career stage actress who was perhaps as famous for her grand and gracious off-stage manner as she was for her plentiful and expert turns on Broadway and off, died peacefully at her home Oct. 6, 2014, after an extended illness. She was 86.

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  • Born: Aug 22, 1928 in New York, NY
  • Death: Oct 05, 2014 in New York, NY

Roles (28)

Deuce Playbill - Opening Night Deuce
Opened May 06, 2007
  • as Midge Barker (Original)
Deuce Playbill - Opening Night
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 A Wonderful Life
Opened December 12, 2005
  • as Mrs. Hatch (Original)
Dinner at Eight Playbill - Opening Night Dinner at Eight
Opened December 19, 2002
  • as Carlotta Vance (Original)
Dinner at Eight Playbill - Opening Night
45 Seconds from Broadway Playbill - Opening Night 45 Seconds from Broadway
Opened November 11, 2001
  • as Rayleen (Original)
45 Seconds from Broadway Playbill - Opening Night
Ring Round the Moon Playbill - Opening Night Ring Round the Moon
Opened April 28, 1999
  • as Madame Desmermortes (Original)
Ring Round the Moon Playbill - Opening Night
Ivanov Playbill - Opening Night Ivanov
Opened November 20, 1997
  • as Zinaida Savishna (Original)
Ivanov Playbill - Opening Night
Deathtrap Playbill - Feb 1978 Deathtrap
Opened February 26, 1978
  • as Myra Bruhl (Original)
The Merchant Playbill - Nov 1977 The Merchant
Opened November 16, 1977
  • as Rivka Kolner (Original)
Equus Playbill - Oct 1974 Equus
Opened October 24, 1974
  • as Hesther Saloman (Original)
  • as Dora Strang (Replacement)
Next Time I'll Sing to You Playbill - Jan 1974 Next Time I'll Sing to You
Opened January 02, 1974
  • Director
Father's Day Playbill - March 1971 Father's Day
Opened March 16, 1971
  • as Marian (Original)
Before You Go Playbill - Jan 1968 Before You Go
Opened January 11, 1968
  • as Woman (Original)
A Delicate Balance Playbill - Sept 1966 A Delicate Balance
Opened September 22, 1966
  • as Julia (Original)
Tiny Alice Playbill - Dec 1964 Tiny Alice
Opened December 29, 1964
  • as Miss Alice (Original)
The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore Playbill - Jan 1964 The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore
Opened January 01, 1964
  • as Blackie (Original)
The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore Playbill - Jan 1964
A Gift of Time Playbill - Feb 1962 A Gift of Time
Opened February 22, 1962
  • as Susan Loring (Original)
  • as Lael Tucker Wertenbaker (Original)
A Gift of Time Playbill - Feb 1962
The Wall Playbill - Nov 1960 The Wall
Opened October 11, 1960
  • as Symka Berson (Original)
  • as Rachel Apt (Original)
The Chalk Garden Playbill - Dec 1955 The Chalk Garden
Opened October 26, 1955
  • as Olivia (Original)
Ondine Playbill - Feb 1954 Ondine
Opened February 18, 1954
  • as Bertha (Original)
The High Ground Playbill - Feb 1951 The High Ground
Opened February 20, 1951
  • as Nurse Phillips (Original)
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 The Tower Beyond Tragedy
Opened November 26, 1950
  • as Electra (Original)
That Lady Playbill - Nov 1949 That Lady
Opened November 22, 1949
  • as Anichu at 18 (Original)
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 Medea
Opened May 02, 1949
  • as Second Woman of Corinth (Original)
Crime and Punishment Playbill - Dec 1947 Crime and Punishment
Opened December 22, 1947
  • as Dounia (Original)
Medea Playbill - Oct 1947 Medea
Opened October 20, 1947
  • as Attendant to Medea (Original)

Awards

Drama Desk Award
2006 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Dedication or The Stuff of Dreams Nominee
2001 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play The Butterfly Collection Nominee
2001 Outstanding Actress in a Play The Play About the Baby Nominee
1999 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Nominee
1998 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Nominee
1971 Outstanding Performance Winner
Outer Critics Circle
2003 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Nominee
2001 Outstanding Actress in a Play The Play About the Baby Nominee
1984 Outstanding Actress in a Play Painting Churches Winner
Tony Award
2010 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner
2003 Best Featured Actress in a Play Nominee
1999 Best Actress in a Play Nominee
1978 Best Featured Actress in a Play Nominee
1971 Best Actress in a Play Nominee
1967 Best Featured Actress in a Play Winner
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