In tracing the family tree of actress Elizabeth MONTGOMERY, genealogist James Pylant found sources with conflicting information about her age, her marital status, the identity of her mother, and the maiden name of her grandmother.
The official archival database for Broadway theatre information. The IBDB provides records of productions from the beginnings of New York theatre until today. Thousands of performers listed. Search here if your ancestor was an American stage actor.
This website is dedicated to my grand uncle James Rice Cassidy and his wife Lillian Clare. For over thirty years (from the last decade of the 19th century until the 1920's) they toured the length and breadth of the British Isles entertaining audiences with their own special brand of humour and drama. Also contains links to other sites helpful for researchers with theatrical ancestors.
Actress Joan Van Ark, best-known for her role of Valene Ewing on the long-running CBS nighttime soap 'Knots Landing,' is a fourth generation Dutch-American. Her ancestors settled in Holland, Michigan, in 1800s.
United Kingdom. The Era was a Victorian entertainment newspaper and is a valuable resource in both academic theatre research and genealogy of entertainers. This project will make decades of this paper available on searchable CD ROM.