Kate Vaughan

(c. 1852—1903) actress and dancer

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(c.1852–1903) English actress and dancer. She started her career at the Grecian Theatre, London (1870), but made her name in burlesque under John Hollingshead. She performed at the Gaiety Theatre from 1873 where she was identified as a member of ‘the Gaiety Quartette’ with Edward Terry, Nellie Farren, and Edward Royce. From 1883 she toured the English provinces playing in School for Scandal, She Stoops to Conquer, Tom Taylor's Masks and Faces, and H. A. Jones's The Dancing Girl. Her career was plagued by illness and she died in South Africa.

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