Woman's Who's Who of America, 1914-15/BURT, Laura

BURT, Laura (Mrs. Henry Stanford), Stanford Lodge, Great Kills, Staten Island, N.Y.

Actress; b. Ramsey, Isle of Man, England, Sept 16, 1881; dau. Capt. Brown and Anna Lloyd (Welsh) Burt; ed. Am. Acad. Dramatic Arts; m. N.Y. City. Mar. 2, 1902, Henry Stanford. Roles include June in Blue Jeans; Madge in Old Kentucky; Susanne in A Scrap of Paper; Rosalind in As You Like It; Helen of Swabia in Dante; with Sir Henry Irving at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London, also on his last tour in America; starring in Dorothy Vernon, 1906-07; The Walls of Jericho, 1907-08; created role of Nurse in Brieux play of Damaged Goods at the Fulton Theatre, N.Y. City. Life mem. Professional Woman's League, Twelfth Night Club.