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date: 29 September 2020

Questel, Maelocked

(13 September 1908–04 January 1998)
  • Dennis Wepman

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Questel, Mae (13 September 1908–04 January 1998), actress, was born in the Bronx, New York, the daughter of Simon Kwestel, a Russian immigrant of unrecorded occupation, and Frieda Glauberman Kwestel. Questel is reported to have shown a precocious ability to recite at the age of two and a half, and she gave public performances in school and at charity benefits at the age of five. By 1916 she had performed at Carnegie Hall and Town Hall and had played a small role in ...

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