Brenda Currin



Brenda Currin is an OBIE Award winning actress. Brenda’s career began as Nancy Clutter in In Cold Blood. She went on to play Pooh Percy in The World According To Garp with Robin Williams, and appeared in Taps, Reds, and the cult classic C.H.U.D., among others. Brenda worked in the New York theater scene, on and Off Broadway for much of her adult life. She is acclaimed for her two one-person shows based on Eudora Welty’s work, Sister and Miss Lexie and A Fire Was In My Head. . In 1990 Brenda left the theater to get a Master’s degree in anthropology and then co-founded What Girls Know, a theater program for the healthy development of adolescent girls, which she directed in NYC and other parts of the country for the next 15 years. Since returning to acting, she has worked continually in New York, with concentration on the works of Tennessee Williams, Jane Bowles, Harper Lee, Horton Foote, and a new play, Mr. Toole (Vivian Neuwirth) as Thelma Toole. Brenda’s recent film/TV work includes Gossamer Folds, Out Of Blue and Claws. She now resides in New Orleans.