Canadian actresses who deceased in 1950

Here are 1 famous actresses from Canada died in 1950:

Julia Arthur

Julia Arthur (May 3, 1869 Hamilton-March 28, 1950 Boston) a.k.a. Ida Lewis or Julia Lewis was a Canadian actor.

She was best known for her performances in Shakespearean plays and was considered one of the greatest actresses of her time. Arthur began her career in small theaters across Canada before making her way to New York City. She quickly gained recognition for her talent and appeared in a number of successful productions on Broadway.

In addition to her work on stage, Arthur also acted in silent films in the early 1900s. Her notable film roles include Miss Julie in the 1909 adaptation of August Strindberg's play and Lady Macbeth in the 1913 version of Shakespeare's tragedy. Despite her success in both theater and film, Arthur eventually retired from acting in 1919 to focus on her personal life.

Arthur was also known for her love of painting and was a member of the Toronto Art Students League. She exhibited her artwork in various galleries throughout her life. She passed away at the age of 80 in Boston, where she had been living with her daughter.

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