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Actress

Susan Webb Cushman, American actress.

Background

Cushman, Susan Webb was born on March 17, 1822 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Elkanah and Mary Eliza (Babbitt) Cushman.

Career

Made profl; acted Grace Harkaway in New York City, Philadelphia, 1841. Played Desdemona opposite George Vandenhoff’s Othello. Played Juliet opposite her sister Charlotte Cushman’s Romeo, Haymarket Theater, London, 1845, then toured England.

Connections

Married Nelson M. Meriman, March 14, 1836. Married second, Doctor.

father:
Elkanah Cushman

mother:
Mary Eliza (Babbitt) Cushman

spouses:
Nelson M. Meriman

Doctor