Le Gallienne
I. biographical name Eva 1899-1991 American (English-born) actress II. biographical name Richard 1866-1947 English writer

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  • Le Gallienne — Le Gallienne, Richard, engl. Schriftsteller, geb. 20. Jan. 1865 in Birkenhead, erzogen im Liverpool College, war zuerst Buchhalter, dann 1889 Theatersekretär und übernahm 1891 die literarischen Kritiken am »Star«. Allgemeines Aufsehen machte er… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Le Gallienne — noun United States actress (born in England) (1899 1991) • Syn: ↑Eva Le Gallienne • Instance Hypernyms: ↑actress * * * /leuh gal yeuhn, gal yen / 1. Eva, 1899 91, U.S. actress and producer, born in England. 2. her father …   Useful english dictionary

  • Le Gallienne — /leuh gal yeuhn, gal yen / 1. Eva, 1899 91, U.S. actress and producer, born in England. 2. her father, Richard, 1866 1947, English writer. * * * …   Universalium

  • Le Gallienne — /lə ˈgæliən/ (say luh galeeuhn) noun Dorian Leon Marlois, 1915–63, Australian composer …   Australian English dictionary

  • Le Gallienne, Eva — (1899 1991)    Distinguished actress and director Eva Le Gallienne was the daughter of noted writer Richard Le Gallienne. Born in London, she trained for the stage at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) and made her Broadway debut in Mrs.… …   The Historical Dictionary of the American Theater

  • Le Gallienne, Eva — born Jan. 11, 1899, London, Eng. died June 3, 1991, Weston, Conn., U.S. British born U.S. actress and director. After moving to New York City in 1915, she appeared in minor stage roles before starring in Liliom (1921). She founded the Civic… …   Universalium

  • Le Gallienne,Eva — Le Gal·lienne (lə gălʹyən, găl yĕnʹ), Eva. 1899 1991. British born American actress who founded (1926) and directed (1926 1934) the Civic Repertory Theatre in New York City. * * * …   Universalium

  • Le Gallienne, Richard Thomas — (1866 1947)    Born in Liverpool, of Channel Islands descent, he was educated at Liverpool College and started off in accountancy, then decided on a literary career. From 1888 to 1891, he was secretary to the London actor manager Wilson Barrett,… …   British and Irish poets

  • Le Gallienne, Eva — (11 ene. 1899, Londres, Inglaterra–3 jun. 1991, Weston, Conn., EE.UU.). Actriz y directora de teatro estadounidense nacida en Gran Bretaña. En 1915 se mudó a Nueva York e interpretó papeles menores en teatro antes de protagonizar Liliom, la… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • LE GALLIENNE, RICHARD —    poet, journalist, and critic, born in Liverpool, of a Guernsey family; has been connected with and contributed to several London journals; is author of My Lady s Sonnets, George Meredith: some Characteristics, The Religion of a Literary Man,… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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