GOLDSTEIN, JENNIE


GOLDSTEIN, JENNIE (1896–1960), U.S. actress. Born in New York, Jennie Goldstein appeared in Khanele di Nayterin atthe age of six. At 15 she performed with David *Kessler in Dos Yidishe Harts and played the leading role in Jacob Gordin's Di Yesoyme. At 16 she married the actor-playwright Max Gabel, who wrote plays for the two of them. After their divorce in 1930, she toured in vaudeville. She appeared on the English-language stage in George Abbott's The Number (1951) and in Tennessee Williams' Camino Real (1953).


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