Irra Petina

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Birthday
18, 1908
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Jan 19, 2000 (91)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
18, 1908
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Jan 19, 2000 (91)

About

Actress who starred in numerous Broadway productions, including Song of Norway, Candide, and Anya.

Before Fame

She started performing with the New York Metropolitan Opera in 1933.

Trivia

In 1957, she was nominated for a Tony Award for her performance in Candide.

Family Life

She was born in Russia; her father, Stephen Petin, worked as an assistant to Czar Nicholas II. After settling in the United States, she married Frank Bussey.

Associated With

She and Constance Towers both performed in Anya, a 1965 Broadway musical.