Antoinette Perry

Tony, Toni
Birth Name:
Mary Antoinette Perry
Birth Date:
June 27, 1888
Birth Place:
Denver, Colorado
Death Date:
June 28, 1946
Place of Death:
New York, New York
Cause of Death:
Heart attack
Cemetery Name:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Claim to Fame:
Show Business
Mary Antoinette "Tony" Perry was an American actress, director and co-founder of the American Theatre Wing. The Tony Awards were named in her honor.

Cemetery Information:

Final Resting Place:

Woodlawn Cemetery

4199 Webster Avenue

Bronx, New York, 10470


North America


Grave Location:

Hickory Knoll, Section 126

Grave Location Description

From the Jerome Avenue entrance, drive straight ahead and then turn left on Park Avenue. Drive a short distance and turn left again on Spruce Avenue. Park at the intersection of Spruce Avenue and Hickory Avenue and the Gulden mausoleum can be found at the intersection on the road. Now walk to the left of the Gulden mausoleum about 200 feet and look to your left for four flat grave stones and you will find the namesake for the Tony Awards.

Grave Location GPS

40.8910361, -73.87568837



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