Person    | Female  Born 15/7/1864  Died 15/10/1942

Dame Marie Tempest

Categories: Cinema, Music / songs, Theatre

Countries: France

Actress and singer. Born Mary Susan Etherington in London. She studied music in Paris and at the Royal Academy of Music, making her stage debut in 1885 in the operetta Boccaccio at the Comedy Theatre. In 1914, she toured worldwide for eight years. Returning to Britain, she created the role of Judith Bliss in Noël Coward's 'Hay Fever'. She was instrumental in the founding of the actors' union Equity. Died London.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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