Sinden, Topsy (1878–1951)

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Sinden, Topsy (1878–1951)

English dancer, actress and singer. Born Dec 15, 1878, in UK; died 1951; sister of Bert Sinden (1877–1911, actor and dancer).

Made debut as a child (1884), performing at Empire Theatre in London in numerous productions staged by Lanner, among them The Paris Exhibition, Dolly, and Cecilia; engaged at Gaety Theatre as principal dancer in Cinder-Ellen Up Too Late, In Town, A Gaiety Girl, and others; danced solo in such musicals as The Yakima (1897) and San-Toy (1899); performed principal boy hero roles at London's Brittania and other theaters; replaced Adeline Genée in The Belle of the Ball (1908); retired around 1930.

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