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Viva Birkett (1887–1934)

Viva Birkett was born on February 14, 1887 in Exeter, Devon, England. She was an actress, known for Trilby (1914) and The Life of Lord Byron (1922). She was married to Philip Merivale. She died on June 26, 1934 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 47) in London, England, UK

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Trilby Trilby O'Farrell
The Life of Lord Byron


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Stage Play: Death Takes a Holiday. Drama. Written by Alberto Casella. Book adapted by Walter Ferris. Directed by Lawrence Marston. Ethel Barrymore Theatre: 26 Dec 1929- Jun 1930 (closing date unknown/180 performances). Cast: Thomas Bate (as "Fedele"), Olga Birkbeck (as "Stephanie"), Viva Birkett (as "Princess of San Luca") [final Broadway ... See more »

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Mother of actor John Merivale.

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