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Maude Adams
Date: 1872 - 1953
Remarks: She was the daughter of James and Annie (Adams) Kiskadden. Maude's mother was also an actress, and she took her mother's maiden name as her stage name. Maude Adams acted all her life, but her first important role was in "A Midnight Bell" in 1889. She was the star of Charles Frohman's production and was best known for her roles in Sir James Barrie's plays. Her last performance was in 1934 in the role of Maria in "Twelfth Night". In 1937, she joined the faculty of Stephens College at Columbia, MN as a professor of dramatic arts.