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Yvonne Bryceland; Anti-Apartheid Actress

February 01, 1992

Yvonne Bryceland, 67, an actress best known for her performances in anti-apartheid plays by fellow South African Athol Fugard. From 1964 to 1971, she acted with the Cape Performing Arts Board and began working with Fugard in 1969, when she created the parts of Millie in "People Are Living There" and Lena in "Boesman and Lena." In 1972, she helped found the Space Theater in Cape Town. In 1978 she joined Britain's National Theater in London, appearing in such roles as Queen Margaret in "Richard III," Emilia in "Othello" and Volumnia in "Coriolanus." Her role in Fugard's "The Road to Mecca" won her London's prestigious Laurence Olivier Award for best actress in 1985. In London of cancer on Jan. 13.

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