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Born in Blackpool, England, UK
Died in London, England, UK  (pneumonia)
Birth NameVictoria Annie Monks

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Victoria Monks was born on November 1, 1883 in Blackpool, England as Victoria Annie Monks. She was an actress, known for The Love Song (1906). She was married to Karl Frederick Hooper (songwriter). She died on January 26, 1927 in London, England.

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Karl Frederick Hooper (songwriter) (? - 26 January 1927) ( her death) ( 1 child)

Trivia (5)

Popularized the song "Won't You Come Home Bill Bailey" by Hughie Cannon.
After introducing "Won't You Come Home Bill Bailey" her salary jumped from $50 to $500 a week.
Began performing at age 11.
Her life was wrought with legal and financial difficulties.
Father: Andrew Thomas Monks; Mother: Mary Elizabeth Dalrymple.

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