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Hetta Bartlett

Hetta Bartlett

British stage and film actress
Hetta Bartlett
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Intro British stage and film actress
Was Actor
From United Kingdom
Type Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender female
Birth 1877
Death 1947 (aged 70 years)
Peoplepill ID hetta-bartlett
Hetta Bartlett
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Biography

Hetta Bartlett in 1900

Hetta Bartlett (1 May 1877 – May 1947) was an English stage and film actress whose career spanned both the West End and Broadway.

Early life

She was born in Tottenham in London as Henrietta Elizabeth Bartlett, the daughter of Sarah Henrietta née Field (1851–1918) and Onesimus Smart Bartlett (1848–1921), a solicitor of Bartlett & Roberts who was Town Clerk and Clerk to the Urban Sanitary Authority in Dartmouth in Devon; by 1891 he was Clerk to the Magistrates' Court in Paignton. In 1903 he would be jailed for embezzlement.

Acting career

(L to R) Charles Hawtrey, Hetta Bartlett, Mona Harrison and Wallace Widdecombe in A Message from Mars (1905)

By 1899 aged 22 Hetta Bartlett was acting in the Company of Charles Hawtrey including his tour of America in the 1900s. In 1900 she played the lead female role in the UK tour of Lord and Lady Algy. Her stage appearances with Charles Hawtrey include: Miss Bramshott in Miss Bramshott's Engagement at the Prince of Wales Theatre (1902); Mrs Ditchwater in The Man from Blankley's at the Prince of Wales Theatre (1903); in the revival of A Message from Mars at the Criterion Theatre on Broadway (1903) and again at the Princes Theatre (1904) and at the Avenue Theatre; (1905). Other roles include: What the Butler Saw at the Garrick Theatre on Broadway in New York (1906); Mrs Patterson in A Pot of Caviare at the Adelphi Theatre (1910); as Miss Ricketts in Jerome K. Jerome's The Master of Mrs Chilvers at the Royalty Theatre (1911); Countess of Skene and Skye in Jelf's at Wyndham's Theatre (1912), and Broomhall in Billy's Fortune at the Criterion Theatre (1913). Bartlett's later stage roles include: Marchioness of Queenstown in In Nelson's Days at the Shaftesbury Theatre (1922).

Personal life

Hetta Bartlett at the time of her marriage in 1899

In 1899 she married the dramatic author Metcalfe Henry Wood (1864–1944) at Totnes in Devon. The marriage was dissolved by 1911 when Bartlett was living alone at 14a Albert Embankment in London. In 1939 she was living in Marylebone in London and described herself as an actress and 'Widowed' on the official register.

Hetta Bartlett died aged 70 in May 1947 in Dartford in Kent.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 17 Apr 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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