Broadway legend Marian Seldes
By: Legacy Staff
3 years ago
Marian Seldes (1928 - 2014) made her Broadway debut in 1948 and would spend the next six decades plus on stage and screen.
She won a Tony in 1967 for her performance in "A Delicate Balance," one of five Tony Award nominations she received. As a member of the drama faculty at Juilliard from 1967 to 1991, Seldes taught an impressive collection of actors, including Robin Williams, Christopher Reeve, William Hurt, Kevin Kline, Patti LuPone, Kelsey Grammer, and Kevin Spacey.
In 2010 Seldes accepted the Tony Award for lifetime achievement, stating "All I've done is live my life in the theater and loved it. If you can get an award for being happy, that's what I've got."
Remembering Marian Seldes Marian Seldes had an enviable career that spanned six decades, and included the stage, screen, radio, and television. The tall, imposing native New Yorker won a Tony for her role in “A Delicate Balance.” Read more
Marian Seldes was one of the all-time greats, full stop. Grateful for every magic moment she gave us.— Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) October 7, 2014
[places hands on heart, exits.]