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Mary Fickett

( b. May 23, 1932 Bronxville, New York, USA - d. Sep 08, 2011 Colonial Beach, Virginia, USA ) Female
Relations: Wife of James Congdon
Tony Award nominee and Daytime Emmy Award winner Mary Fickett first appeared on Broadway in the 1949 play I Know My Love. In 1955, she joined the Broadway production of Tea and Sympathy and received a Theater World Award. She created the role of Eleanor Roosevelt in Sunrise at Campobello in 1958, for which she received a Tony Award nomination, and last appeared on Broadway in 1963 in Love and Kisses.

Fickett was an original cast member of the ABC daytime drama All My Children, playing Ruth Brent Martin from 1970 until 2000. She earned a Daytime Emmy Award for her work in 1973, becoming the first daytime drama performer to receive the honor, and received two additional nominations.


ProductionsDate of Productions
Love and Kisses
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Mary Fickett [Carol Pringle]
Dec 18, 1963 - Dec 28, 1963
Sunrise at Campobello
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Performer: Mary Fickett [Eleanor Roosevelt]
Jan 30, 1958 - May 30, 1959
Tea and Sympathy
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Performer: Mary Fickett
    • Laura Reynolds - Replacement
Sep 30, 1953 - Jun 18, 1955
I Know My Love
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Mary Fickett
    • Katie
    • Louise - Replacement
Nov 02, 1949 - Jun 03, 1950
1958 Tony Award® Best Featured Actress in a Play
Sunrise at Campobello [nominee]
Performer: Mary Fickett
1955 Theatre World Award
nomineeTea and Sympathy [recipient]
Performer: Mary Fickett
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