Woman of the Century/Isabel Bateman
BATEMAN, Isabel, actor, born near Cincinnati, Ohio. 28th December, 1854. Her family removed to England in 1863, and she first played a juvenile part in 1865 in her sister Kate's farewell benefit at Her Majesty's Theater. She began active theatrical work in 1869. She took leading parts with Henry Irving for six years. She has been very successful in many leading roles.