1800-1849

1825 – 1859 Mary Anne Keeley

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Years active
1825 – 1859

Stage Name(s)
Mary Anne Keeley

Category
Breeches role, Male Impersonator

Country of Origin
United Kingdom

Birth – Death
1805 – 1899

Bio

Mary Anne Keeley, well respected British actress, was best known for her portrayal of Jack Sheppard, London’s notorious short-lived thief and jail breaker who died in 1724 at the […]

1825 – 1859 Mary Anne Keeley2020-02-25T01:29:56+00:00

1815 – 1854 Madame Vestris

2020-02-25T01:30:39+00:00

Years active
1815 – 1854

Stage Name(s)
Madame Vestris

Category
Breeches role, En travesti

Country of Origin
United Kingdom

Birth – Death
1797 – 1856

Bio

In 1815, Madame Vestris began her stage career in the Italian opera II ratto di Proserpina by Peter Winter at the King’s Theatre. In 1820, she played her first breeches […]

1815 – 1854 Madame Vestris2020-02-25T01:30:39+00:00

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