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Elizabeth Younge

Elizabeth Younge (1740s-1797) was an English actress who specialized in Shakespearean roles. Younge's debut at Drury Lane was on 22 October 1768, when she appeared as Imogen in Cymbeline. Younge married Alexander Pope, a young Irish artist and actor, on 9 August 1785, and as a result is sometimes credited as "Mrs. Pope" in performances after this date.

Performance Chronicle Gatekeeper — Added 2011-06-27