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Molly Picon

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

American Jewish Historical Society

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Molly Picon." (Viewed on November 16, 2018) <>.


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