People

Actors, directors, designers, press agents, critics, theatre managers and owners all played a role in creating the vibrant theatre scene in Seattle from the city's beginnings through 1920.  

People by Occupation

Last Namesort ascending First Name Professional Occupation
Young Clara Kimball Actor, Producer
Woodthorpe Georgia
Wheat Laurence Actor
Warde Frederick
Warde Frederick Actor
Walthall Henry B. Actor
Walker Walter Actor
Tyrell Alice Vaudeville Dancer
Trimble George S. Actor
Thompson Lydia
Tennant Dorothy Actress
Taylor William Desmond Director, Actor
Talmadge Norma Actor, Producer
Sweet Blanche Actor
Stills Milton Actor, Professor
Stewart Anita Actor, Producer, Director, Pianist, Writer, Vaudeville Singer
Smith James Theatre Manager and Owner
Shipman Nell Actor, Screenwriter, Director, Producer, Writer, Animal Trainer
Seabrooke Thomas Q. Actor
Rutter Louise Actress
Russell Annie Actress
Royle Selena Actress
Roberts Theodore Actor
Ring Julie
Reid Wallace Actor, Director
Pollard Snub Actor
Pantages Alexander Theatre Manager and Owner
Ober George Actor
Niblo Fred Director, Actor
Neill James Actor
Nazimova Alla Actress, Screenwriter, Producer
Naynon Rosa Actress
Murphy Stanley Actor
Moran Neil Actor
Mix Tom Actor
Minter Mary Miles Actress
Miller Sven Theatre Manager and Owner
Meighan Thomas Actor
McIntyre James Vaudeville Actor
McHenry Nellie Actress
Mathis June Actress, Screenwriter
Marshall A. Neilan Director, Producer, Actor
Marlowe Julia Actress
Lloyd Alice Vaudeville Actress
Laurel Stan Actor, Screenwriter, Director
Langdon Harry Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter
Kelly Robert Actor
Janauschek Fanny Actor
James Louis Actor
Henshaw John Actor
Held Anna Actor, Singer
Heath Thomas Vaudeville Actor
Hartman Ferris Actor, Producer, Director
Greet Ben Actor, Director
Gottschalk Ferdinand Actor, Playwright
Girard Harry Vaudeville Actor, Composer
George Grace Actress
Gaylor Bobby Vaudeville Actor
Frye George Theatre Manager and Owner, Pioneer, Real Estate Developer
Flint Douglas A. Actor
Fiske Minnie Maddern Actress, Director
Farnum Dustin Actor
Fairbanks Douglas Actor
Elliston Grace Actress
Dunlap Adeline Actress, Poet, Playwright
Drew Sidney Actor
Cruze James Actor, Director
Costello Maurice Actor, Director
Cort John Theatre Manager and Owner
Coote Bert Actor
Considine John Theatre Manager and Owner
Clark Marguerite Actress
Chase Raymond Actor
Chapman Edythe Actress
Chaplin Charlie Actor, Comedian, Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Chaney Lon Actor, Director, Screenwriter
Cain Brown Agnes Vaudeville Actress
Bushman Francis X. Actor
Broadhurst George Howells Playwright, Producer
Bradley Alma Actress
Boyd Nellie Troupe Manager
Bosworth Hobart Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Producer
Blythe Betty Actress
Bernhardt Sarah Actress
Bates Blanche Actress
Barrymore Ethel Actress
Barrymore John Actor
Barrymore Lionel Actor, Writer, Composer
Barker Reginald Actor, Director, Producer, Writer
Bara Theda Actress
Bandmann Daniel Actor
Arbuckle Roscoe Actor, Comedian, Director, Screenwriter
Anderson Gilbert M. Actor, Writer, Producer, Director
Allen Viola Actress
Adams Maude Actress