Tree, Maud

ACTOR (GREAT-BRITAIN)
BORN 5 Oct 1858, London - DIED 7 Aug 1937, London
REAL NAME Holt, Helen Maude
GRAVE LOCATION London: St. John-at-Hampstead, Churchyard Extension, Church Row, Hampstead (G Bay)

Made her debut in "Sweethearts" when she was twenty. In 1883 she married Herbert Beerbohm, who used the name Beerbohm Tree for the stage. Apart from Shakespeare and Greek tragedy she played in many contemporary parts. She was well-educated and very adept in comedy. She enjoyed success as Lady Teazle in "School for Scandal".

Her daughter Viola Tree and her grandson David Tree also became actors. Her daughter Iris became a poet.

Films: "Still Waters Run Deep" (1916); "Her Imaginary Lover" (1933); "The Man Who Could Work Miracles" (1937).

Family
• Husband: Beerbohm Tree, Herbert (1883-)

Sources
• Culbertson, Judi & Tom Randall, Permanent Londoners, Robson Books, London, 1991
Internet Movie Database

Images

Beerbohm Tree's grave at St. John-at-Hampstead, London.
 

The grave of Herbert Beerbohm Tree at the Churchyard extension of St. John-at-Hampstead, London.
Picture by Androom (30 May 2014)

 


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Published: 1 Jan 2006
Last update: 11 Oct 2014