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Zoe Caldwell Biography

 
Date Of Birth:
September 14, 1933 (87)
Birth Place:
AUSTRALIA
Bio:
Miss Caldwell was born September 14, 1933 in Melbourne, Australia, to plumber and ballroom bouncer Edgar Caldwell and Zoe Hivon, a taxi-dancer. She began her professional career at age nine in a production of Peter Pan and went on to appear in productions at Melbourne's Union Theatre Repertory ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: September 14, 1933 (87)

Birth Place: AUSTRALIA

Bio:
Miss Caldwell was born September 14, 1933 in Melbourne, Australia, to plumber and ballroom bouncer Edgar Caldwell and Zoe Hivon, a taxi-dancer. She began her professional career at age nine in a production of Peter Pan and went on to appear in productions at Melbourne's Union Theatre Repertory ... (read complete bio)

Miss Caldwell was born September 14, 1933 in Melbourne, Australia, to plumber and ballroom bouncer Edgar Caldwell and Zoe Hivon, a taxi-dancer.



She began her professional career at age nine in a production of Peter Pan and went on to appear in productions at Melbourne's Union Theatre Repertory Company and the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre Company. She moved to London to join the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1959.



She began her American career as an original member of the company at the Tyrone Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis. She made her Broadway debut in 1965 in The Devils followed in 1966 by her Tony Award-winning performance in Slapstick Tragedy. She also won Tony Awards for her performances in The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1968), Medea (1982), and Master Class (1995).





Miss Caldwell married the noted theatre producer and director Robert Whitehead in 1968.

Zoe Caldwell Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1996 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production Gold Star
Zoe CaldwellMaster Class
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1996 - Best Actress - Play Gold Star
Zoe Caldwell, Master Class
 
Tony Awards - 1996 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Gold Star
Zoe Caldwell , Master Class
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1995 - Outstanding Actress - Play Gold Star
Zoe Caldwell, Master Class
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1982 - Outstanding Actress in a Play Gold Star
Zoe Caldwell, Medea
 
Tony Awards - 1982 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Gold Star
Zoe Caldwell, Medea
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1970 - Outstanding Performances Gold Star
Zoe Caldwell, Colette
 
Drama League Awards - 1968 - Distinguished Performance Award Gold Star
Zoe Caldwell
 
Tony Awards - 1968 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Gold Star
Zoe Caldwell, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
 
Theatre World Awards - 1966 - Performance Gold Star
Zoe CaldwellSlapstick Tragedy
 
Tony Awards - 1966 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play Gold Star
Zoe CaldwellSlapstick Tragedy