Person - Muriel Small

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Tall, slim and dark-haired, Muriel Small was a versatile performer. She acted in They Came to a City 1945, played one of the young women in Les Precieuses Ridicules 1945, the actress in Enemies 1946, was in My Life is My Affair 1947, and shared the role of a reporter with Lesley Jackson in Woman Bites Dog 1947. In 1947 she was NT Treasurer. She also made radio commercials.

After his 1947 divorce Muriel married William Ernest Pierce Hortin in 1948. Bill Hortin continued his close association with NT until at least 1955 but Muriel’s involvement ceased.

A community activist, painter and potter, Muriel Hortin joined the Older Women’s Network in 1992 and edited its newsletter. The recipient of a 2004 Edna Ryan Award, she died in 2008.

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