A well-rounded and well-respected actress of the stage, particularly on Broadway and London's West End, actress Irene Dailey was better known, however, as the annoyingly neurotic patrician Liz Matthews on daytime's Another World (1964), a role that made her a household face, if not quite a name. The daughter of Daniel James (manager of the Roosevelt Hotel in Manhattan) and Helen (Ryan) Dailey, she was born on September 12, 1920, in New York City. Her older brother (by nearly 5 years), Dan Dailey, became the breezy, popular song-and-dance man of 40s and 50s musical films. From the time she was 8 years old, Irene was appearing in vaudeville shows and, greatly influenced by her actor brother, toiled in stock and various touring shows as a teenager in order to gain experience. Eventually studying under Herbert Berghof and Uta Hagen, she later taught acting at the Berghof studio before operating her own School of Actors Co. in New York for over a decade (from 1961). On Broadway during the
Irene Dailey born?
Irene Dailey was born in New York City, New York, USA