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Vivian Beaumont Allen

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Vivian Beaumont Allen (March 22, 1885 – October 10, 1962), also known simply as Vivian Beaumont, was an American actress, philanthropist, and heiress. A patron of Broadway theater in New York City, she funded the construction of the namesake Vivian Beaumont Theater at Lincoln Center, which was completed after her death. She was the founder of the Vivian Beaumont Society, a charitable organization promoting the value of theater educational programs. Vivian Beaumont Theatre in New York City Allen died in 1962 at 77 years of age and was interred at the Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx.

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