Nell Gwyn. Written by Mrs. Charles A. Doremus
. Murray Hill Theatre: 21 Jan 1901- unknown (unknown performances). Cast [as known]: Dorothy Donnelly
(as "Nell Gwyn") [Broadway debut], Frances Starr
(as "Frances Stuart") [Broadway debut]. Note: Filmed by Sawyer Pictures as Nell Gwynne
(1911) and by British National Films (...
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Actress with extensive stage experience. With David Belasco
's company, 1906-1922. Best known for 'The Rose of the Rancho' (1906), with the New York Times review (November 28) describing her as 'an exceptional talent'. She followed this with another success in 'The Easiest Way' (1909-1911). Frances was a one-hit wonder in Hollywood with Five Star Final
(1931), then returned to the stage. She was ...