Billington, Adeline (1825–1917)

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Billington, Adeline (1825–1917)

English actress. Name variations: Mrs. John Billington; Adeline Mortimer. Born Adeline Mortimer, Jan 4, 1825, in England; died 1917; m. John Billington (actor).

Made London debut in Cupid and Psyche at the Adelphi, where she remained for 16 years, often appearing with husband; appeared in several theatrical adaptations of Dickens' works, including Dot, a dramatization of Cricket on the Hearth.

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