Madge Carr Cook

Madge Carr Cook (1856-1933)[1][2] was an English-born American stage actress. She was most famous for creating the title role in the 1904 Broadway play Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch. She was also famous as the mother of actress Eleanor Robson Belmont, a leading star of Broadway who retired from the stage after marrying into the wealthy Belmont family. Eleanor lived to be 100 years old.[3]

Madge Carr Cook
Annie Carr

June 28, 1856
DiedSeptember 20, 1933
Other namesMadge Carr
Spouse(s)Charles Robson (1 child)
Augustus Cook
ChildrenEleanor Robson Belmont

Cook was married twice, to Charles Robson who disappeared or deserted her in 1880 and to Augustus Cook whom she married in 1891 and who sued her for annulment of their marriage.[4]


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  3. Silent Film Necrology, p.104 2ndEdition c.2001 by Eugene Michael Vazzano
  4. New York Times MADGE CARR'S TWO HUSBANDS. --- Augustus Cook's Suit for an Annulment of His Marriage, June 19, 1894]
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