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Antoinette Perry
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Filmmaker
    (June 27, 1888-June 28, 1946)
    Directed the Broadway productions of 'Harvey,' 'Now You've Done It,' 'Chalked Out,' 'Red Harvest' and 'Personal Appearance'
    Acted in 'Mr. Pitt,' 'Minick,' 'The Dunce Boy' 'The Ladder'
    Tony Awards are named in her honor
    She is only remembered because an award is named after her.
    She had a masculine nickname (Tony).
    She inherited $13 million when her husband died, but left an estate of only $73,442 with debts of $376,265.
    She was one of the very few woman directors on Broadway in the 1930s and 40's.
    She was very generous.
    She was very active in the American Theatre Wing, a charitable organization run by New York actors, producers, writers and directors.
    She helped to form the American Theater Wing War Service, which held benefits to raise money for the British war effort.
    She created the Stage Door Canteens, nightclubs where ordinary World War II servicemen socialized with show business elite.

Credit: Jon Mullich


    In 2018, Out of 4 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 2 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 5 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 11 Votes: 45.45% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 11 Votes: 54.55% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 11 Votes: 54.55% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 10 Votes: 80.0% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 15 Votes: 73.33% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 20 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 20 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 24 Votes: 45.83% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 65 Votes: 52.31% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 100 Votes: 52.00% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 182 Votes: 54.95% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 242 Votes: 53.31% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 504 Votes: 47.42% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 727 Votes: 54.61% Annoying
 
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