Drew, Louisa Lane

Drew, Louisa Lane

(1820–97) actress, theater manager; born in London, England. She came to the U.S.A. as a child. Known as a character actress, she managed the Arch Street Theatre in Philadelphia after the death of her husband, John Drew.
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