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Actress

Margaret Illington, American actress.

Background

Illington, Margaret was born on July 23, 1881 in (Maude Light) Bloomington, Illinois, United States. Daughter of I. H. and Mary Ellen Light.

Education

Educated Illinois Wesleyan University and studied at Chicago Musical College.

Career

Edward J. Bowes, November 14, 1909. Debut in “The Pride of Jennico,” at Criterion Theatre, New York, 1900. Played in Daniel Frohman’s stock company, Lyceum Theatre, New York, 1902-1903.

Created leading rôle in “The Japanese Nightingale,” 1903. “The Two Orphans,” 1904. “Mistress Leffingwell’s Boots,” 1905.

“The Lion and the Mouse.” London, England., 1906. “His House in Order,” Empire Theatre. New York, 1906; “The Thief,” Lyceum Theatre, New York, 1907.

Star in “Kindling,” 1911-1912, “Within the Law,” 1913-1914. “The Lie,” 1915-1916. “Our Little Wife,” 1916-1917.

Co-star with John Drew in “The Gay Lord Quex,” 1917-1918. Home: Ossining-on-Hudson, New York.

Connections

Married Daniel Frohman, November 22, 1903.

father:
I. H.

mother:
Mary Ellen Light

spouse:
Daniel Frohman