American actress; born in Chicago. She made her début as an ingénue with Modjeska in 1888, and subsequently played similar parts in A. M. Palmer's company. She created the principal rôle in "Incog" (1891), but before this had interpreted leading parts in classic drama in various English and German companies. In 1898 she created the part of Julie Bon Bon in "The Girl from Paris." With her husband, Louis Mann, she starred for five years, appearing in "All on Account of Eliza," "The Red Kloof," "The Telephone Girl," "The Girl in the Barracks," "Master and Pupil," etc. During the season of 1902-3 she withdrew from the stage on account of an accident to one of her arms. Clara Lipman is the author of a play entitled "Pepi" (1898).