She made her Broadway debut at the Booth Theater in her role as Deeny, appearing with Patti LuPone and Peter Riegert in The Old Neighborhood, a drama of domestic relationships. She also starred as Carol in the world premiere of Oleanna at the A.R.T. (a role she performed subsequently in New York at the Orpheum Theater).
Pidgeon trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London. Her theater credits include Dangerous Corner at the Atlantic Theatre Company, The Changeling and School for Scandal at Cambridge Theatre Company, and The Changeling, When We Were Women, Bow Down and Speed the Plow at the Royal National Theatre in London.
Her television credits include Campaign, Uncle Vanya, She's Been Away, and The Water Engine. Rounding out her talents, Pidgeon is also a singer/songwriter. Her acclaimed first recording on her own label, Chesky Records, was The Raven, followed by The New York Girl's Club. Her CD, Four Marys, a collection of Scottish and American folk songs, was released in 1999. Previously, she was part of the band Ruby Blue, which recorded two acclaimed British albums.
Rebecca Pidgeon Facts
|October 10, 1963 (60)
|Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA