Madge Titheradge famous across early 20th century

Madge Titheradge (b1887 d 1961)
Madge Titheradge (b1887 d 1961)

 

George and Alma’s daughter, Madge Titheradge was born 2nd July1887 in Melbourne Australia. She was educated in a private school in Hampstead. She was a famous actress who made her first appearance on the London stage in the Water Babies, before her sixteenth birthday in 1902. She stayed mainly in England, although making tours to Australia and America. She played in the principal London Theatres as the leading lady. She developed a reputation as a dramatic, emotional actress. Between 1927 – 1932 she left the stage but returned in 1932 until ill health forced her to retire in 1938. She was a friend of Noel Coward. Her first marriage to Charles Quartermaine, an actor, was dissolved in 1928 and she married an American business man Edgar Park, who died in 1938. She lived in Orchard Walls, The Street, Fetcham, Surrey and she died there 14.11.1961 aged 74.

Madge Titheradge (b1887 d1961) with Ivor Novello
Madge Titheradge & Ivor Novello

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