D. was born on 27 September
1889 in Odessa, Ukraine.
Her father was employed by
the theatre and due to this, D. had the opportunity to
act as a child. In 1904 she became a chorus singer in the
Kaminska-Sabsey troupe in Odessa, and in 1905 she began to
act in roles in the troupe of Spivakovsky-Sam Adler
while known as "Nadina".
In 1906-7 she was with
Fishzon. After her marriage to him she was in the
troupes of Kaminska, Rappel, Zandberg, Julius Adler and
H. Sierotsky. During the war she traveled around with
her husband across Russia.
From 1917-22 she acted in
the cooperative troupe in Harbin, and from there she
went away to America, where in 1923 she entered into the
union and acted until 1927 in Philadelphia's Arch Street
Theatre. From 1927-9 she was in New York's Public
Theatre, and in1929-30 she was in Chicago's Lawndale
Specialty: Character actress.
Sh. E. from
Teatralne notitsen -- "Teater-velt", Warsaw, 13, 1908.
Jacob Kirschenbaum -- "Neye pnis'er oyf unzer bine,
"Morning Journal", 25 November 1927.