Minnie Maddern Fiske
Born: December 19, 1865
Died: February 15, 1932
Occupation: Actress, playwright
Biography: Minnie Maddern Fiske, born as Marie Augusta Davey, but often billed simply as Mrs. Fiske, was one of the leading American actresses of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. She also spearheaded the fight against the Theatrical Syndicate for the sake of artistic freedom. She was widely considered the most important actress on the American stage in the first quarter of the 20th century.