Marianne Caldwell

(1866-1933) Marianne Caldwell had ample opportunity to play various parts in Shakespeare after her London debut in 1886. She played for several seasons with Forbes Robertson in his company—which had several of Shakespeare’s plays in the repertory—at the Lyric Theatre in New York City. In 1907, she played Audrey at His Majesty’s Theatre in Oscar Asche‘s revival of As You Like It. In 1913-14, she toured Australia and South Africa with Lewis Waller, another Shakespearean, and his company. From 1916Read more

Claire Greet

Not much is known about actress Clare Greet (name spelled with an “e” rather than an “i”), who was born in Leicestershire, England, in either 1870 or 1871, and is best known for her many films in the 1920s and 1930s, including seven by Alfred Hitchcock. Not much valid information can be found about Greet, including whether or not she was related to Sir Ben Greet.Read more