Booth, Agnes


Booth, Agnes
(1846-1910)
   The third wife of Junius Brutus Booth Jr. was herself an experienced actress before she married him in 1867. Marian Agnes Land Rookes was born in Sydney, Australia, and came to San Francisco as a child. She acted there at Maguire's Opera House as Agnes Land and married actor Harry A. Perry (1826-1962). As an accomplished emotional actress, Agnes Booth maintained a solid string of good roles throughout the 1870s and 1880s. Her third husband was John B. Schoeffel, a theatrical manager in partnership with Henry Abbey and Maurice Grau.

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