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Fanny Kemble, 1809-1893

Nationality: English
Date of Birth: 1809
Place of Birth: London
Date of Death: 1893
Place of Death:

Identity:

She was an actress and writer.

Life:

Her stage career was successful but brief; she married a Georgia planter and retired in 1834, apart from occasional appearances. She wrote a notable journal of her life in the USA.

Bibliography:

Nelson's Encyclopedia, nd.; Fumes, J. C., Fanny Kemble, New York, 1982.