Minnie Tittell Brune (1875–1974) was an American entertainer. Albeit minimal known in her own nation, she turned into a significant figure throughout the entire existence of the Australian stage, accomplishing the pinnacle of her profession during an Antipodean visit from 1904 to 1909. She is likewise eminent for being the main known connection between two striking acting groups of various hundreds of years, having worked in nineteenth century America with Junius Brutus Booth Jr. of the Booth family, and in twentieth century Australia with Roy Redgrave, organizer of the Redgrave family. In spite of the fact that having no past family acting foundation, Minnie’s very own two sisters Esther and Charlotte additionally sought after vocations on the stage.
Hitched by 1899 to Clarence Marion Brune (née Browne) (1867–1935), a gutsy lawyer from whom she took her stage name, the couple were quickly sued over and over in the province of Washington for land theory fraud and legitimate embarrassments kept on hounding her significant other in Australia. Despite this they stayed together until his demise. With a solid strict childhood, Minnie paid attention to her Catholic confidence and was regularly tangled about her jobs as a Catholic and an actress, depicting herself in one Australian meeting as “a large portion of a sister”. Upon retirement or widowhood the “pious devotee” half went to the fore, and she was living in relative lack of clarity as an individual from the Order of St Francis in Los Angeles, California when she passed on in September 1974 at 99 years old.