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ANDERSON, Ophelia Brown, actress, born in Boston, 24 July 1813; died in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, 27 January 1852. She was the daughter of Mrs. Pelby, an actress, and appeared on the stage in Boston, when two years old, as Cora's child in "Pizarro." She became a favorite with the American public, and was the chief attraction in the Tremont and National theatres, of which successively her father was the manager. Her father, William Pelby, born in Boston, Massachusetts, 16 March 1793; died 28 May 1850, managed the Tremont, built the Warren theatre, and appeared in London as Hamlet and Brutus in Payne's play.
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