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Actress

Lillie Langtry, French actress.

Background

Langtry, Lillie was born in 1852 in Island of Jersey. Daughter of Review W. C. le Breton.

Education

Debut Haymarket Theatre, London, 1881, as Hester Grazebrook, in An Unequal Match. Made American tours, appearing as Pauline in The Lady of Lyons. Rosalind in As You Like It.

Has also appeared in A Wife’s Peril, Nos Intimes, Esther Sandraz, As In a Looking Glass, etc. Twice leased Prince’s (now Prince of Wales) Theatre, London.

Career

Became naturalized citizen of the United States, 1887.

Connections

Married Edward Langtry, 1874 (died, 1897). Married second, Sir Hugo de Bathe, 1899.

father:
Review W. C. Langtry

spouses:
Edward Langtry

Sir Hugo de Bathe