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  • Writer's pictureAnthony Chase

Jeanne Hebborn Cairns

True Grand Dame of Buffalo Theater Passes

The daughters of Jeanne Hebborn Cairns report that the actor, surely a Grand Dame of Buffalo Theater, has died after enduring dementia for many years.

Jeanne was honored during Curtain Up! week in September, 2019 with induction into the Theatre District Association's Plaza of Stars. A member of the first resident company of Studio Arena Theatre, her many stage achievements including originating the iconic role of Sister Clarissa in Tom Dudzick's homage to Buffalo, Over the Tavern.

No funeral or service are planned at this time.


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