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May Irwin (1862–1938)

Born in Whitby, Ontario, May Irwin started her performing career at a young age, when she began a singing act with her younger sister Flora in 1874. The act was popular, and Irwin began working as an actress when she was 21 years old. She found success and was appearing in a Broadway show called "The Widow Jones" when Thomas A. Edison saw her and ... See full bio »

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 1914 Mrs. Black Is Back
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 1896 The Kiss (Short)
The Widow Jones
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 1936 Fashions in Love (Documentary short)
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Stage Play: Sister Mary. Comedy/farce. Written by Glen MacDonough. Cast: Madelaine Anderton, George A. Beane, Theodore Brown, Junie Bulger, Roland Carter, Charles Church, Melville Ellis, Herbert Gresham, Ola Humphrey [credited as Ola Humphreys], May Irwin, Gusie Jones, Lillie Lawton, Dorothy Livingston, Aileen May, Marie Millward, Amy ... See more »

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Of Scottish descent. See more »

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