Laurette Taylor

04/1/1883 - 12/7/1946

Laurette Taylor was born in 1883. She spent her childhood on the vaudeville stage and in 1912 made her Broadway debut as the titular Peg in her husband's play, "Peg o' My Heart." Taylor's long career lasted until 1945, when she took on her final rolle as Amanda Wingfield in Tennessee Williams' "The Glass Menagerie."

There is evidence of only one performance by Taylor in Seattle. Beginning on Sunday, August 5, 1906 with matinee performances the following Saturday and Sunday, Taylor starred in "The Girl Engineer" at the Third Avenue Theatre.

Gender: 
Female
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Notable Roles: 
Ginders, "The Girl Engineer"
Sources: 
University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections. Pacific Northwest Collection. Sayre Theater Programs Hartnoll, Phyllis and Peter Found, The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre (2 ed.)