Edna Flugrath
Date of Birth
Dec 29, 1893
Birth Place:
Brooklyn, NY


The eldest of the four acting Flugrath sisters, Edna Flugrath danced with the Anna Pavlova company before being chosen premiere danseuse with the Chicago Opera. By the early 1910s, she had become a movie actress with the pioneering Edison company and married one of her leading men, Harold M. Shaw. Together, they toured South Africa before settling in London, England, where they enjoyed some...