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Actress

Agnes Booth, Australian actress.

Background

Booth, Agnes was born on October 4, 1846 in (Marion Agnes Land Rookes) Sydney, Australia. Daughter of Captain Land and Sara Rookes.

Education

Made debut as a dancer when a child, and later was with companies playing in California.

Career

Actor (died 1863); 2d, Junius Booth, 1867 (died 1883). 3d, John B. Shoeffel, 1885. First appearance in New York, 1865.

Soon after became leading lady with Edwin Forrest. Has taken leading rôles in drama with numerous companies.

Connections

Married at 16, Harry Perry, American.

father:
Captain Land

mother:
Sara Rookes

spouse:
at 16