Louisa Lane Drew

Louisa Lane Drew

Born Jan 10, 1820

Louisa Lane Drew was an American actress and theatre owner of British. Drew was born Louisa Lane in London, England, the daughter of Eliza Trentner, an actress, and William Haycraft Lane, an actor and stage manager. She and her third husband John Drew were the parents of Louisa Drew (1852–1888), John Drew, Jr. and Georgie Drew (Barrymore). She had no children from her first two marriages.… Read More

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1820 Birth Born on January 10, 1820.
1828 8 Years Old Louisa and her mother came to America when she was six years old. She proved to be a child prodigy essaying five different adult roles within one play at the age of eight in 1828. … Read More


1847 27 Years Old She returned to the United States in 1847 to support Junius Brutus Booth. … Read More


1897 77 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In 1897 an ailing Louisa Drew spent the summer at her annual Larchmont, New York retreat with her grandsons Lionel and John Barrymore.
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