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Actress

Florence Roberts, American actress.

Background

Roberts, Florence was born on February 14, 1871 in New York, New York, United States. Daughter of Henry B. and Annie Roberts.

Education

Educated San Francisco.

Career

Debut at Baldwin Theatre, San Francisco, 1888, as a super doing extra work. Leading woman with Lewis Morrison, in Shakespearean drama and “Faust,” 1890-1901. Then starred in “Zaza,” “Sapho,” “Marta of the Lowlands,” “The Unwelcome Mistress Hatch,” “Magda,” “A Doll’s House,” “Gioconda,” “Camille,” “Carmen,” “Tess of the D’Urbervilles,” “Maria Rosa,” to 1905.

Starred in “Ann La Mont,” 1905. “The Strength of the Weak,” 1905. “The Struggle Everlasting,” 1907.

In “The Transformation” and “The Nigger,” under Shubert management, 1908-1909. All star casts in New York, “Jim the Penman,” and “Diplomacy,” 1910. In vaudeville and stock starring,” 1912-1921.

Then in moving pictures.

Connections

Married Lewis Morrison, 1890 (died 1906). Married second, Frederick Vogeding, actor (Holland), April.

father:
Henry B.

mother:
Annie Roberts

spouses:
Lewis Morrison

Frederick Vogeding