Boucicault, Nina (1867–1950)
Boucicault, Nina (1867–1950)
English actress. Born in Marylebone, England, Feb 27, 1867; died Aug 2, 1950; dau. of Dion Boucicault the Elder (1822–1890, actor and dramatist) and Agnes Robertson (actress); sister of Dion Boucicault the Younger (1859–1929) and Aubrey Boucicault; m. E.H. Kelly; m. Donald Innes Smith.
Made stage debut as Eily O'Connor in The Colleen Bawn with father's company in Kentucky; made London debut as Flossie Trivett in The New Wing at the Strand (1892), and then played Kitty Verdun in Charley's Aunt for 2 years; starred in the original production of Peter Pan at the Duke of York Theatre, London, England (1904); best known roles included that of Suzanne de Villiers in Le Monde ou L'On S'Ennuie (repeated her performance in an English adaptation) and Susan Throssel in Quality Street (1914); also had great success as Bessie Broke in The Light that Failed at the Lyric and as Moira Loiney in Little Mary at Wyndham's, both 1903.
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