Marie Tempest

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Marie Tempest (1864-1942) was a famous British actress.

Born Mary Susan Etherington in in London on 15 July 1864.

Between 1914-1921, she toured America, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, India, Singapore, China, Japan and the Philippines with her own company.

Her period in South Africa (1918-1919) saw productions of many of her standard repertoire of plays, including Mrs Dot, Penelope,

She died on 15 October 1942.