Chatwin, Margaret (c. 1881–1937)

views updated

Chatwin, Margaret (c. 1881–1937)

English actress and singer. Born c. 1881 in Edgbaston, Birmingham, England; died Oct 19, 1937; attended Royal Academy of Music.

Made stage debut in Portsmouth with the D'Oyly Carte company in The Rose of Persia (1901), then appeared as the Countess of Newtown in The Emerald Isle (1902); was lead player with the Pilgrim Players at Birmingham Rep (1907–12), appearing in about 160 roles; made London debut in Abraham Lincoln (1919), followed by The Immortal Hour, Back to Methuselah, The Farmer's Wife, Arden of Faversham, Six Characters in Search of an Author, The River and Heartbreak House, among others.

About this article

Chatwin, Margaret (c. 1881–1937)

Updated About encyclopedia.com content Print Article Share Article