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Charlotte Saunders Cushman
Date: 1816 - 1876
Remarks: Made her debut in 1835 in "The Marriange of Figaro" in Boston. After a brief career as a singers, she became an actress and was considered the leading tragic and melodramatic actress of America's stage. Towards the end og her career, she toured major U.S. cities and performed dramatic readings which added to her fame.