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Roberts, Florence (1871–1927)

Roberts, Florence (1871–1927)

American stage and screen actress. Born Feb 14, 1871, in New York, NY; died July 17, 1927, in Los Angeles, CA; cousin of Theodore Roberts (actor); m. Lewis Morrison (died 1906); m. Frederik Vogednig.

Made stage debut in San Francisco in Arrah-Na-Pogue (1888); for many years, played leads in her 1st husband's repertory company; toured Pacific Coast as Sylvia in Giaconda, Zaza, Sapho, Magda, Lady Ursula in The Adventure of Lady Ursula, Nora in A Doll's House, and Tess in Tess of the D'Urbervilles (1903–04); made NY debut in The Strength of the Weak (1906); other plays include Jim the Penman, Diplomacy and The Claim; starred in the film Sapho (1913).

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