Lydia Clarke (Lydia Marie Clarke)

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Two Rivers, Wisconsin, USA
Lydia Clarke came to Chicago in 1941, at the age of 18, and graduated from Northwestern University in 1945. She worked in summer stock at the Belfry Theater in Williams Bay, Wisconsin, and with the University Players at Northwestern. After graduating, she had four years of professional experience in the east, and in late December, 1949 and into January of 1950, she was back in Chicago on stage at the Blackstone Theater, playing Mary McLeod, wife of the hard-minded detective, played by Chester Morris, in Sidney Kingsley's "Detective Story. Read more...