Nina Boucicault

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Nina Boucicault
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Born Nina Boucicault
27 February 1867
London, England
Died 8 February 1950(1950-02-08) (aged 82)
Occupation Actress
Spouse(s) E.H. Kelly
Donald Innes Smith
Parent(s) Dion Boucicault
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.[1] 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.

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  1. ^ "Music and the Drama". The Week : a Canadian journal of politics, literature, science and arts. 1 (13): 205. 28 Feb 1884. Retrieved 27 April 2013. 

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