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Marie Dressler 1868-1934

Born in Cobourg, Leila Maria Koerber joined a touring stock company when she was about 15 years old and as Marie Dressler soon gained popularity as a character actress on stage and screen. She is probably best remembered for her feisty portrayal of Tugboat Annie.

Location

At the cottage believed to be her birthplace, Dressler House, 212 King Street West, Cobourg

Region: Central Ontario

County/District: County of Northumberland

Municipality: Town of Cobourg

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