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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles Zoe Caldwell, OBE (born September 14, 1933) is a four-time Tony Award winning Australian-born actress who resides in America and has earned enormous respect for her work in the theatre, especially in New York.She was born as Ada Caldwell in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia and was raised in the suburb of Balwyn in Yongala Street. Her father, Edgar, was a plumber and her mother, Zoe, was a taxi dancer. Caldwells mother, Zoe, had a Peugeot of 1950 vintage. She would often load some of the neighbourhood kids into it to take them to the Elizabethan Theatre in Richmond where they would go backstage and watch rehearsals and performances.She has won four Tony Awards for her performances on Broadway in Tennessee Williams Slapstick Tragedy, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Medea and Master Class. In the last she portrayed opera diva Maria Callas. In Stratford, Ontario she has worked often, but she had an especial triumph playing the role of Cleopatra in Shakespeares Antony and Cleopatra opposite Christopher Plummers Mark Antony in 1967.