Norah Richards

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Birthday
29, 1876
Birthplace
Ireland
DEATH DATE
Mar 3, 1971 (94)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
29, 1876
Birthplace
Ireland
DEATH DATE
Mar 3, 1971 (94)

About

Irish-born stage actress, director, writer, and theater producer remembered for her contributions to Punjabi theater in India. She was involved with Punjabi arts and culture for six decades of her life.

Before Fame

She produced her first Indian play, Dulhan, in 1914.

Trivia

Shortly before her death, she was awarded an honorary doctorate by Punjabi University in Patiala.

Family Life

She married English professor Philip Earnest Richards in the early 1900s. The couple moved from England to Lahore, India in 1908.

Associated With

She and actor Amrish Puri were both active in the Indian theater world.