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Actress

Odette Tyler, American actress.

Background

Tyler, Odette was born on September 26, 1869 in Savannah, Georgia, United States. Daughter of General William W. and Susan (Hardee) Kirkland.

Education

Educated at convent, Georgetown, District of Columbia, and Loretto Convent, Guelph, Ontario.

Career

Debut about 1887 at Madison Square Theatre, New York, under Daniel Frohman’s management as “Odette Tyler”. Later in Minnie Maddern’s, Charles Frohman’s and other companies. Successful commedienne.

Author: Boss—a Story of Virginia Life, 1896. Also several magazine stories. Address: Dunmore Flats, 230 W 42d St., New York.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Boss—a Story of Virginia Life, 1896. Also several magazine stories.

Connections

Married Rezin Davis Shepherd (stage name R. D. MacLean), April.

father:
General William W. Kirkland

mother:
Susan (Hardee) Kirkland

spouse:
Rezin Davis Shepherd