Virginia Frances <I>Bateman</I> Compton

Virginia Frances Bateman Compton

Death 4 May 1940
City of London, Greater London, England
Burial Brookwood, Woking Borough, Surrey, England
Memorial ID 70939080 · View Source
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English actress. Her parents were theatre managers, and she made her acting debut at the age of twelve. She joined the Compton Company of actors, marrying Edward Compton, and had a long and prestigious career as the company's leading lady opposite her husband. After his death in 1918 she managed the company. She also founded the Theatre Girls' Club. Her children include actress Fay Compton and novelist Compton Mackenzie.Wife of actor, Edward Compton (died in 1918). Mother of actors, Viola Compton and Fay Compton, and writer, Sir Compton MacKenzie. Grandmother of Anthony Pellissier and great-grandmother of actress, Tracy Reed. Former mother-in-law of Ralph Michael, Leon Quartermaine, H.G. Pellissier, and Lauri De Frece.

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  • Find a Grave Memorial 70939080
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Virginia Frances Bateman Compton (unknown–4 May 1940), Find a Grave Memorial no. 70939080, citing Brookwood Cemetery, Brookwood, Woking Borough, Surrey, England ; Maintained by julia&keld (contributor 46812479) .