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Desdemona

From the PlayOthello
Full NameDesdemona
Short NameDes.
DescriptionDaughter to Brabantio and wife to Othello

Production Appearances

ActorCredited AsProduction
Stephanie Holladay EarlDesdemonaOthello (2014, American Shakespeare Center, USA)
Tracie ThomasonAntiphilaThe Maid's Tragedy (2014, American Shakespeare Center, USA)
Lindsey KylerDesdemonaOthello (2013, Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF, USA)
Janie BrookshireDesdemonaOthello (2011, Folger Shakespeare Library, USA)
Emelia HellmanDesdemonaOthello (2010, Big Ideas Club, Canada)
Christine HorneDesdemonaOthello (2008, Zaib Shaikh, Canada)
Leeanna WalsmanDesdemonaOthello (2007, The Bell Shakespeare Company, Australia)
Susan OosthuzenDesdemonaOthello (2007, Eubulus Timothy, South Africa)
Shian Denovandesdemonachamber othello (2007, CHAMBERshakespearecompany, Scotland)
Vanessa BallamDesdemonaOthello (2006, Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, USA)
Julie JesneckDesdemonaOthello (2006, The Old Globe, USA)
Tuyet Thi PhamDesdemonaOthello (2005, Nebraska Shakespeare Festival, USA)
Colleen DelanyDesdemonaOthello (2005, Shakespeare Theatre Company, USA)
Elgin KelleyDesdemonaOthello (2005, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, USA)
Jennifer Le BlancDesdemonaOthello (2004, Marin Shakespeare Company, USA)
Irena HuljakDesdemonaShakespeare's World Cup (2002, Upstart Crow Theatre Group, Canada)
Mirjana JokovicDesdemonaOthello (2001, American Repertory Theatre, USA)
Patrice JohnsonDesdemonaOthello (1997, Shakespeare Theatre Company, USA)
Anne GibsonDesdemonaOthello (1996, Upstart Crow Theatre Group, Canada)
Elizabeth ZinsDesdemonaOthello (1996, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, USA)
Irene JacobDesdemonaOthello (1995, Oliver Parker, USA)
Sian ThomasDesdemona (voice)Othello (1994, Nikolai Serebryakov, International)
Angela VitaleDesdemonaOthello (1991, Nebraska Shakespeare Festival, USA)
Imogen StubbsDesdemonaOthello (1990, Trevor Nunn, UK)
Mary WaldenDesdemonaOthello (1989, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, USA)
Katia RicciarelliDesdemonaOtello (1986, Franco Zeffirelli, International)
Jenny AgutterDesdemonaOthello: The Moor of Venice (1985, Franklin Melton, USA)
Julia LemmertzDenise [Desdemona]Otelo de Oliveira: Recriaca de Otelo, O Mouro de Venezia de William Shakespeare (1984, Paulo Afonso Grisolli, Brazil)
Katherine UdallDesdemonaOthello (1984, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, USA)
Joanna PettetDesdemonaOthello: Black Commando (1982)
Penelope WiltonDesdemonaOthello (1981, Jonathan Miller, GB)
Joyce HarrisDesdemonaOthello (1981, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA)
Audrey DixonDesdemonaOthello (1980, Liz White)
Carol HanscheDesdemonaOthello (1978, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, USA)
Season HubleyDesdemonaCatch My Soul: Santa Fe Satan (1973, Patrick McGoohan, USA)
Denene von Glan GrantDesdemonaOthello (1973, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA)
Mary Ed PorterDesdemonaOthello (1970, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, USA)
Maggie SmithDesdemonaOthello: The Moor of Venice (1965, Stuart Burge, GB)
Francine BergéDesdemonaOthello (1962, Claude Barma, France)
Vera TsignadzeDesdemonaBallet of Othello (1960, Vakhtang Chabukiani, USSR)
Rosalyn NewportDesdemonaOthello (1957, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA)
Katherine ByronDesdemona, VoiceOthello (1955, William de Lane Lea)
Rosemary HarrisDesdemonaOthello (1955, Tony Richardson, GB)
Irina SkobtsevaDesdemonaOthello (1955, William de Lane Lea)
Olive DeeringDesdemonaOthello (1953, USA)
Peggi LoderDesdemonaOthello (1953, David Greene, Canada)
Suzanne CloutierDesdemonaThe Tragedy of Othello, The Moor of Venice: A Motion Picture Adaptation of the Play by William Shakespeare (1952, Orson Welles, International)
Renée FaureDesdemonaOthello (1950, GB)
Joan HopkinsDesdemonaTragedy of Othello (1950, GB)
Licia AlbaneseDesdemonaOtello (1948, Burke Crotty, USA)
Celia JohnsonDesdemonaOthello (1937, GB)
Ica von LenkeffyDesdemonaOthello (1922, Dimitri Buchowetzki, Germany)
Ellen KorthDesdemonaOthello (1918, Max Mack, Germany)
Léna LenardDesdemonaOthello (1914, Arturo Ambrosio, Italy)
Thyra ReimannMaria Lowe--DesdemonaDesdemona (1911, August Blom, Denmark)
Vittoria LepantoDesdemonaOthello (1909, Gerolamo Lo Savio, Italy)
Henny PortenDesdemonaOthello (1907, Oskar Messter, Germany)

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