Marian Seldes

Marian Seldes

Director

Marian Seldes, a career stage actress who was perhaps as famous for her grand and gracious off-stage manner as she was for her plentiful and expert turns on Broadway and off, died peacefully at her home Oct. 6, 2014, after an extended illness. She was 86.

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  • Born: Aug 23, 1928 in New York, NY
  • Death: Oct 6, 2014 in New York, NY

Roles (28)

Deuce Playbill - Opening Night Deuce (2007)
Opened May 6, 2007
  • as Midge Barker (Original)
Deuce - Opening Night
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Production Placeholder A Wonderful Life (2005)
Opened Dec 12, 2005
  • as Mrs. Hatch (Original)
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Dinner at Eight Playbill - Opening Night Dinner at Eight (2002)
Opened Dec 19, 2002
  • as Carlotta Vance (Original)
Dinner at Eight - Opening Night
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45 Seconds from Broadway Playbill - Opening Night 45 Seconds from Broadway (2001)
Opened Nov 11, 2001
  • as Rayleen (Original)
45 Seconds From Broadway - Opening Night
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Ring Round the Moon Playbill - Opening Night Ring Round the Moon (1999)
Opened Apr 28, 1999
  • as Madame Desmermortes (Original)
Ring Round the Moon - Opening Night
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Ivanov Playbill - Opening Night Ivanov (1997)
Opened Nov 20, 1997
  • as Zinaida Savishna (Original)
Ivanov - Opening Night
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Deathtrap Playbill - Feb 1978 Deathtrap (1978)
Opened Feb 26, 1978
  • as Myra Bruhl (Original)
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The Merchant Playbill - Nov 1977 The Merchant (1977)
Opened Nov 16, 1977
  • as Rivka Kolner (Original)
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Equus Playbill - Oct 1974 Equus (1974)
Opened Oct 24, 1974
  • as Hesther Saloman (Original)
  • as Dora Strang (Replacement)
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Next Time I'll Sing to You Playbill - Jan 1974 Next Time I'll Sing to You (1974)
Opened Jan 2, 1974
  • Director
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Awards

Drama Desk Award
2006 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Dedication or The Stuff of Dreams Nominee
2001 Outstanding Actress in a Play The Play About the Baby Nominee
2001 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play The Butterfly Collection Nominee
1999 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Ring Round the Moon Nominee
1998 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Ivanov Nominee
1971 Outstanding Performance Father's Day Winner
Outer Critics Circle
2003 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Dinner at Eight Nominee
2001 Outstanding Actress in a Play The Play About the Baby Nominee
1984 Outstanding Actress in a Play Painting Churches Winner
Tony Award
2010 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner
2003 Featured Actress in a Play Dinner at Eight Nominee
1999 Actress in a Play Ring Round the Moon Nominee
1978 Featured Actress in a Play Deathtrap Nominee
1971 Actress in a Play Father's Day Nominee
1967 Featured Actress in a Play A Delicate Balance Winner