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Madge Skelly (Madeline Esther Skelly) was born on 9 May, 1903 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is an actress. Discover Madge Skelly's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is She in this year and how She spends money? Also learn how She earned most of networth at the age of 90 years old?

Popular As Madeline Esther Skelly
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Age 90 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Born 9 May 1903
Birthday 9 May
Birthplace Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Date of death May 27, 1993 - St. Louis, Missouri St. Louis, Missouri
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Nationality Pennsylvania

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After earning degrees in speech pathology, she worked in veterans' hospitals and children's hospitals, with patients who needed speech rehabilitation following an injury or illness. She incorporated gestural expression systems from Iroquois tradition into her work, and made a video, Compensatory techniques for the glossectomee (1977), about her techniques.


In 1974, Skelly received the Federal Woman's Award. She was awarded the Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Medal from her alma mater, Seton Hill University. She gave an oral history interview to the Schlesinger Library in 1981. She was posthumously inducted into the Association of Veterans Affairs Speech-Language Pathologists (AVASLP) Hall of Fame in 2002.


Skelly began her career in theatre from an early age, and continued through college and afterwards, as an actress, director, and playwright. She worked at KDKA Radio in Pittsburgh, as a sound technician, writer, and on-air talent. She appeared on Broadway in several shows. She was director of the Tucson Little Theatre in Arizona, the Brattle Theatre in Massachusetts, the Kalamazoo Civic Theatre in Michigan, and, from 1952 to 1961, managing director of the Manistee Summer Theatre. She wrote at least twenty plays. The Manistee Civic Theatre has a Madge Skelly Tower, named for Skelly in 1974. One of the young actors she mentored at Manistee was James Earl Jones.


Skelly married twice. She married her first husband, actor Ray King Foust, in 1928; he died in World War II. Her second husband was Richard Hakanson, a fellow theatre professional. She experienced arthritis, diabetes, and vision impairment later in life. She died in 1993, aged 90 years, in St. Louis.


Madeline Esther Skelly was born in Hazelwood, a neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Charles J. Skelly and Julia Purcell Skelly. Her parents were Iroquois-Onandaga performers. She graduated from Seton Hill College in 1924. She earned a master's degree at Duquesne University in 1928, and a second master's degree at the University of Arizona. She completed doctoral studies in speech pathology at Saint Louis University in 1962, in her late fifties.


Madeline Esther "Madge" Skelly (May 9, 1903 – May 27, 1993), later Madge Skelly-Hakanson, was an American actress, playwright, director, college professor, speech pathologist and audiologist.