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Actress

Isabel Irving was an American actress.

Background

She was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut on February 28, 1871 to Charles Washington and Isabella Irving and made her New York stage debut in 1886 at the Standard Theatre in The Schoolmistress under Rosina Vokes.

Career

Engaged by Clyde Fitch to play the comedy part in “The Toast of the Town,” 1906. Played leading woman’s rôle in “The Flag Lieutenant,” Criterion Theatre, and leading part in “The Commanding Officer,” Savoy Theatre, New York, 1909. Played “Mistress Page,” Park Theatre, New York, and tour, 1947.

Played in “She Walked in Her Sleep,” 1918-1919, in “Civilian Clothes,” 1919-1920, “A Bachelor’s Night,” Park Theatre, 1921, “To the Ladies,” 1922-1923, “We Moderns,” 1924, “The Bride,” 1924, “A Lady’s Virtue,” 1925-1926, “Craig’s Wife,” 1926-1927, “The Age of Innocence,” 1928-1929, “Uncle Vanja,” 1930. Played in New York City and on tour with William Gillette in John Golden’s “Three Wise Fools,” 1936.

Connections

Married William H. Thompson, October 19, 1899 (deceased).

father:
Charles Washington

mother:
Isabella Irving

spouse:
William H. Thompson