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date: 05 March 2021

Bernhardt, Sarah Henriette Rosinelocked

(1844–1923)
  • John Stokes

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Bernhardt, Sarah Henriette Rosine (1844–1923), actress, was born, probably on 22 or 23 October 1844, in Paris, the first of the three daughters of Julie Bernhardt (d. 1876), a Jewish courtesan from Amsterdam. The identity of her father remains unknown, although he is sometimes given as ...

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British Film Institute, London, National Archive
British Library, National Sound Archive
National Portrait Gallery, London