Daphne Pollard
Date of Birth
Oct 19, 1894
Birth Place:
Melbourne, Australia


Apparently no relation to fellow Australian comic Snub Pollard (born Fraser) as is often reported, diminutive, four-foot-nine Daphne Pollard was born Daphne Trott. A member of Melbourne's Pollard Lilliputian Opera Company, she made her New York debut in 1908 in Mr. Hamlet of Broadway and went on to enjoy a long stint in vaudeville and English music halls. By the late '20s, she was appearing in...