Fanny Davenport (Fanny Davenport)

Fanny Davenport

Stage Actress.  She was born in London, began acting at the age of 11, and made her made debut in in New York in 1862. She joined Augustin Daly’s theater company specializing in Shakespeare. She later played many roles first made famous by Sarah Bernhardt in Paris. She was the daughter of the Shakespearean actor Edward Loomis Davenport, and sister of actors Edgar Davenport and Harry Davenport. (bio by: Ginny M)  Family links:  Parents:  Edward Loomis Davenport (1815 – 1877)  Fanny Elizabeth Vining Davenport (1829 – 1891)  Siblings:  Fanny Davenport (1850 – 1898)  Lily Antoinette Davenport Thorn (1853 – 1878)*  May Marian Caroline Davenport Seymour (1856 – 1927)*  Florence Cecilia Davenport Tiers (1858 – 1937)*  Edgar Davenport (1862 – 1918)*  Harry Davenport (1866 – 1949)* *Calculated relationship

Born

  • April, 10, 1850
  • England

Died

  • September, 09, 1898
  • USA

Cemetery

  • Forest Hills Cemetery and Crematory
  • Massachusetts
  • USA

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