Louise Huntington

Louise Huntington (November 1, 1904 in Dallas, Texas – June 2, 1997 in Summit, New Jersey) was an American stage and screen actress appearing on Broadway in the 1920s and on screen in the 1930s.

Louise Huntington
Louise Huntington 1930.jpg
Huntington in 1930
Born(1904-11-01)November 1, 1904
DiedJune 2, 1997(1997-06-02) (aged 92)
OccupationStage, film actress
Spouse(s)Robert Roberts, Sydney Houston

Huntington's film career included silent movies as well as some of the first sound productions. The Viking, in which she appeared in 1931, was the first Canadian-produced film to include sound.

On Broadway, Huntington appeared in The World We Make (1939), Pygmalion (1938), Captain Jinks of the Horse Marines (1938), Elizabeth the Queen (1930), The Nut Farm (1929), and The Constant Nymph (1926).[1] Huntington's stage career took her overseas, including being part of a troupe that toured Africa in 1928.[2] Later in life Huntington continued performing on stage and on television. She also directed theater and continued to act in commercials into her 80s. She was married to Robert Roberts, whom she later divorced. Her second husband was Sydney Houston who died in the mid-1970s. She died in Summit, New Jersey in 1997.

Selected filmographyEdit

Louise Huntington had two Daughters. Lynn Roberts Roalsen. DOB 2-24-1933 living in Las Vegas Nevada. She has 3 grandchildren. Diana Huntington Lejuez. DOB 1-28-1937 living in Summit New Jersey. She has 8 Grand Children.

Selected Broadway creditsEdit

  • The World We Make [Original, Play, Drama] Head Nurse; Neighbor November 20, 1939 - January 27, 1940
  • Pygmalion [Revival, Play, Comedy] Mrs. Higgins Jan 25, 1938 - February 12, 1938
  • Captain Jinks of the Horse Marines [Revival, Play, Comedy] Mrs. Jinks Jan 25, 1938 - February 12, 1938
  • Elizabeth the Queen [Original, Play, Drama, History] Lady-in-Waiting November 3, 1930 - Mar 1931
  • The Nut Farm [Original, Play, Comedy] Agatha Sliscomb October 14, 1929 - November 1929
  • The Constant Nymph [Original, Play] Paulina Sanger December 9, 1926 - April 1927

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Louise Huntington". Internet Broadway Database. The Broadway League. Archived from the original on November 30, 2020. Retrieved July 19, 2021.
  2. ^ "Six Actors to Go on African Tour". The New York Times. February 8, 1928. p. 28. Retrieved July 19, 2021.

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