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1880 - 1959
The actress Hilda Trevelyan already came in touch with the theater when she was a child. In 1889 she made her debut in the play "The Silver King".
When she became an adult she continued her acting career and went on tour with the play "The Little Minister" in 1899 among others.
She was very successful with her role as Wendy in the play "Peter Pan" by J. M. Barrie which she impersonated about 900 times from 1904.
J.M. Barrie became an important person for her career. In the course of time she appeared in about ten different plays written by Barrie.
Her first contact with the film business came in 1916 into being when
she impersonated the title role in "Sally in Our Alley" (16) at Reginald
Afterwards followed a longer interruption before she made a brief comebackin
the film business in the 30s.