Molly Picon

For more than eighty years Molly Picon charmed the public and helped keep the Yiddish theater alive. Best known for her potrayals of "the adorable waif" (often a boy) in Yiddish plays, she also acted, sang and danced her way through English plays, and appeared on film, television and on Broadway.

Institution: American Jewish Historical Society

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Molly Picon." (Viewed on October 3, 2022) <>.


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