Adeline Dunlap

Ada Pearl Dunlap, Ada Pearl Dunlap Booth, Mrs. Charles H. Booth
10/22/1884 - 01/3/1941

Adeline Dunlap was born Ada Pearl Dunlap in Illinois on Oct 22, 1884. When she began her stage career, she took the stage name Adeline Dunlap. She appeared in Seattle five times during her career: in the production of "The Pit" in 1905, in the production of the "The College Widow" in 1906, in vaudeville in 1909, and in both 1910 and 1912 in her most famous role in "Madame X." She also published poetry and a drama called "Minerva's Experiment." She married Charles H. Booth and, in 1912, she retired from acting. Dunlap died on Jan. 3,1941.

Gender: 
Female
Cultural Identity: 
Notable Roles: 
Bessie Tanner in "The College Widow"
Madame Sans-Gene in "Madame X"
Sources: 
MRS. CHARLES H. BOOTH. (1941, Jan 03). New York Times (1923-Current File) Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/105524241?accountid=14784; Seattle Daily Times 23 March 1909, p. 9; Seattle Sunday Times 14 April 1912, p. 56; Seattle Daily Times 15 April 1912, p. 7; Seattle Daily Times 1 November 1912, p. 9 White, J. Terry., Derby, G. (1921). The National cyclopædia of American biography: being the history of the United States as illustrated in the lives of the founders, builders, and defenders of the republic, and of the men and women who are doing the work and moulding the thought of the present time. New York: J. T. White & company.