Victory Bateman
Date of Birth
Apr 06, 1865
Birth Place:
New York, NY


A diminutive but important stage star of the 1890s, Victory Bateman claimed that her first name became Victory because she was born on the day General Lee surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant. On stage from childhood, Bateman would later often appear in the scandal sheets of her day, a divorce suit and several bouts with "mental exhaustion" being much discussed. Having starred opposite the likes of...