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May Irwin

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Birthday
27, 1862
Birthplace
Whitby, Canada
Death Date
Oct 22, 1938 (76)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
27, 1862
Birthplace
Whitby, Canada
Death Date
Oct 22, 1938 (76)

About

Stage and screen actress and vaudeville star whose Broadway and film credits include roles in the 1895 stage production of The Widow Jones and in the 1896 film The Kiss.

Before Fame

She and her younger sister, Flora, formed a singing act called The Irwin Sisters.

Trivia

She kissed John C. Rice in The Kiss; theirs was the first on-screen kiss in movie history.

Family Life

She married second husband Kurt Eisenfeldt in 1907.

Associated With

She worked with Adolph Zukor's production company in making the movie Mrs. Black is Back.