Winifred Emery

(1862-1924) Winifred Emery, born in Manchester, was a fourth-generation actor; her father, grandfather, and great grandfather were all imminent actors. She first appeared on stage in 1870, and about a decade later in 1881 she joined Sir Henry Irving‘s company, eventually touring with them, including Ellen Terry, in the United States. During her years with Irving she play Nerissa and Jessica in The Merchant of VeniceĀ and Olivia in Twelfth Night. After she left Irving, she joined Wilson Barrett during 1890-91Read more