Cornelia Otis Skinner, actress. The daughter of the actor Otis Skinner and his wife Maud (Durbin) Skinner, she attended Bryn Mawr College (1918-1919), and studied theatre at The Sorbonne in Paris, France. She began her career on the stage in 1921. She appeared in several plays before embarking on a tour of the United States from 1926 to 1929 in a one-woman performance of short character sketches she herself wrote. Appeared as a "guest expert" in radio variety shows.
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