|Birth: ||Mar. 15, 1837|
19th Century American stage actress. Fanny Brown was an actress who became well known after her photograph was found on John Wilkes Booth's dead body.
At the age of six, she made her stage debut in Boston as a fairy, and then played Puck in "A Midsummer's Night's Dream" at the Boston Theatre at age nineteen. Brown appeared for the first time in New York in 1861 as Dora Sunnyside in "The Octoroon" at the Winter Garden Theatre. Also at the Winter Garden, she appeared as Alice in "The Belle of the Season" in 1862 and "Wife's Trials" in 1863.
Also in 1862, she played Topsy in "Under Tom's Cabin" and Janette in "Sybil".
Married Fred Buckley of Buckley's Minstrels in 1857, divorced, and married circus performer, William Carlo, in 1866 in California.
She died sometime after 1870.
Created by: Linda Applegate Brown
Record added: Jul 19, 2009
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