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Source: The Stars of Hollywood Forever: 1901-2006

b. October 18, 1870 Glasgow, Scotland,
d. September 11, 1960 Hollywood, CA.
Performing on the stage in Scotland from the age of four, she played in England and Ireland in a variety of roles. Coming to the U.S. in 1884, Vassar performed as a musical, comic star during the 1890s. During the stage production of ‘The Belle of New York,’ Queenie wore dresses that cost $1000 each and created a huge sensation - rivaling Lillian Russell with whom she appeared in a number of shows. The wife of actor Joseph Cawthorn they couple moved to Hollywood - she stayed home and took care of their sons. She later appeared in a few films.

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