Petrina Fry (b. 16/09/1915 - d. Randburg, 05/03/2002) was an English-born actress and director.
She was the daughter of the London theatrical manager and director Reginald Fry and ***
Worked in repertory in England with Brian, then they came to South Africa in 1946, settling in Cape Town. She performed in a vast range of plays over the years for their company, the Brian Brooke Company. They moved to Johannesburg in 1955 to open and run the Brooke Theatre.
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
Roles include No Room at the Inn (1949), The Heiress (1949), The Deep Blue Sea (1955), Harvey (1969). Also directed some plays, including Terence Frisby’s There's a Girl in My Soup (1967) and Roar Like a Dove (1969). Together with Brian she starred in Harvey, directed by Rex Garner at the Brooke Theatre later that same year.**.
Tucker, 1997. 45-6, 80, 225, 250.
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