Shauneille Perry Husband
Shauneille Perry Ryder, an actress, playwright, and educator who was one of the first Black women to direct plays Off-Broadway, most notably for the New Federal Theater, died on June 9 at her home in New Rochelle, N.Y. She was 92.
Shauneille Perry, born July 26, 1929, is an American stage director and playwright. She was one of the first African-American women to direct off-Broadway.
Shauneille Perry was born on July 26, 1929, in Chicago, Illinois to a prominent African-American family. She is the daughter of Graham T. Perry (1894–1960), one of the first African-American assistant attorneys-general for the State of Illinois, and his wife, the former (Laura) Pearl Gant (1903–1957), one of the first African-American court reporters in Chicago.
Before Shauneille Perry’s death, she was married to Donald Porter Ryder.
Who is Donald Proter Ryder
Shauneille Perry was married to Donald Porter Ryder, the couple got married in 1957 and they’ve been together until Donald Ryder died in 2021.
Donald Porter Ryder was born in Springfield, Ohio, on August 28, 1926. Emma Marie (Belsinger) Ryder, his mother, died when he was ten years old. Earl Ryder, a chemist, married Miriam Curtis, Don’s mother, and they reared Don and his two siblings in Dayton, Ohio.
He married Shauneille Gantt Perry in 1957 in Chicago, where he worked for the international company Skidmore, Owings & Merrill on the design of the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado.
Donald P. Ryder was an American architect. He designed many buildings as the co-founder of Bond Ryder & Associates with J. Max Bond Jr., and he taught at the City College of New York from 1972 to 2001.
Does Shauneille Perry have kids?
Shauneille Perry and her husband, Donald Porter Ryder had three children, Lorraine Ryder, Gail Perry-Ryder Tigere, and Natalie Ryder Redcross.