Jeannette Clift George's Bio:
Jeannette Clift George is the founder and Artistic Director of the A. D. Players. Her extensive background in professional theater includes acting Off-Broadway and touring with the New York Shakespeare Company. She has performed at the Playhouse in the Park in Philadelphia and Arena Stage in Washington. In Houston, she has performed in A Delicate Balance, and in Alley Theater productions as Mrs. Campbell in Dear Liar, Maggie in Ring Around The Bathtub, Juliet’s nurse in Romeo And Juliet, Mrs. Malaprop in The Rivals, and in the title roles in Colette and The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie. On the Grace Theater stage, Mrs. George has played the title roles in Driving Miss Daisy; Lettice And Lovage; Helene in 84 Charing Cross Road; Amanda in The Glass Menagerie; Lady Bracknell in The Importance Of Being Earnest; Carrie Watts in Horton Foote’s The Trip To Bountiful; and Ethel Savage in The Curious Savage.
Her film debut was in World Wide Pictures’ The Hiding Place, portraying Corrie Ten Boom. Mrs. George was nominated for a Golden Globe Award by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, a Golden Apple Award by the Hollywood Women’s Press Club, and as “Most Promising Newcomer” by the British Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Jeannette is equally well-known as author, playwright, Bible teacher, and national speaker. In her radio program, Jeannette Clift George From Center Stage, her unique wit and keen insights illuminate biblical principles. She is author of the books Daisy Petals, Travel Tips From A Reluctant Traveler, and Some Run With Feet Of Clay. She is an associate member of the Dramatists’ Guild and her scripts are available through Manor of Grace Publishing and Lillenas Publishing’s A. D. Players Series. Her plays have been performed in Houston’s Grace Theater as well as the Globe of the Southwest, the Tucson Community Center, the Galveston Opera House, Theatre Three and the Plaza Theater in Dallas, the Orlando Theater Project, the Lamb’s Theater in New York City, and several regional theaters.