27 February 1867
|Died||8 February 1950(aged 82)|
Agnes Kelly Robertson
Nina Boucicault (27 February 1867 – 2 August 1950) was an English actress born to playwright Dion Boucicault and his wife, actress Agnes Kelly Robertson. She had three brothers, Dion William (1855–1876), Dion Boucicault Jr. and Aubrey Boucicault. She had two sisters Eva and Patrice.
Her debut was at the Louisville Opera House and as a child she performed with her father. Beginning in 1892, she played Kitty Verdun in the original production of the hit comedy Charley's Aunt. She was the first to play the title role in J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan, beginning in 1904 at the Duke of York's Theatre.
- Paddy the Next Best Thing (1923)
- Miriam Rozella (1924)
- This Week of Grace (1933)
- Oh, What a Night (1935)
- Juggernaut (1936)
- Strange Boarders (1938)
- Follow Your Star (1938)
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