Triple Threat

Happy birthday to actress, author, and activist Fanny Kemble! This star of the British stage and slavery opponent was born November 27, 1809 into the famous Kemble theatrical family. Fanny was the daughter of actor Charles Kemble and the niece of Sarah Siddons and John Philip Kemble. Her younger sister became an opera singer. Fanny, however, was a gifted thespian who first appeared on stage … Continue reading Triple Threat