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Barrymore, Georgiana Emma (Drew)

Born: 1854 AD
Died: 1893 AD, at 38 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Actresses


1854 - Born on the 11th of July in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

1872 - She made her theatrical debut in The Ladies' Rattle at Philadelphia's Arch Street Theatre, under her mother's management.

1875 - She followed her brother to join Augustin Daly's repertory company in New York City.

1876 - She performed in Pique with a young English actor, Maurice Barrymore (originally Herbert Blythe), whom she married.

1890 - Her greatest stage success was a comic role opposite W.H. Crane in The Senator, which opened in January.

1891 - She appeared for nearly two years, until ill health forced her to leave the cast in December.

1892 - In February the following year she made her final stage appearance in New York City.

1893 - Died on the 2nd of July in Santa Barbara, California.


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