Mathews, Carmen

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Name
Mathews, Carmen Gender: F
Carmen Sylvia Mathews
born on 8 May 1911 at 16:14 (= 4:14 PM )
Place Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 39n57, 75w10
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 17°09' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 27°47 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 15°06'



Biography

American stage and screen actress and environmentalist. Her Shakespearean roles included Ophelia in Hamlet and the Queen in Richard II. Her film credits include Butterfield 8 (1960), A Rage to Live (1965), Rabbit, Run (1970), Sounder (1972), Top of the Hill (1980) and Daniel (1983). On television she performed on a wide variety of series over a span of four decades.

In 1975, Mathews set up and ran a residential summer camp for disadvantaged children on her 100-acre farm in Redding, Connecticut. Toward the end her of life, Mathews, a passionate environmentalist, made a perpetual donation of her 100-acre New Pond Farm to the Redding Land Trust, to ensure that it would retain its woods, fields, pond and marsh. The United Nations Association of the United States of America named Mathews one of Connecticut's outstanding women in 1987.

Mathews died at her farm in Redding, Connecticut on 31 August 1995, aged 84, from undisclosed causes.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : Prize 1987 (One of Connecticut's outstanding women)

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.

Categories

  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 84)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (Stage, film, TV)
  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ social (Environmentalist)
  • Notable : Awards : Public Service