Welsh actress who contributed to shaping the portrayal of Lady Macbeth in Shakespeare's Macbeth to how she is known now and who played other famous ladies such as Rosalind and Ophelia.
She started to gain prominence in the role of Belvidera for Thomas Otway's Venice Preserv'd in 1774.
She has a society and award named after her with the award being presented to a prominent actress annually.
She was married to William Siddons and daughter to Roger Kemble and Sarah Ward.
She played Lady Macbeth in a William Shakespeare written production.