Ethel Knight Kelly Ethel Knight Kelly i(A28082 works by) (birth name: Ethel Mollison) (a.k.a. Ethel Kelly; Ethel Knight Moore)
Born: Established: 28 Jan 1875 New Brunswick,
; Died: Ceased: 22 Sep 1949 Darlinghurst, Kings Cross area, Inner Sydney, Sydney,
Gender: Female
Arrived in Australia: 1903
Heritage: Canadian
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Ethel Knight Kelly was a Canadian actor who came to Australia in 1903 for the Australian season of a J. C. Williamson play. However, after she married in Melbourne later that year, she left the stage and settled in Australia. She became a well-known socialite and was also involved in fundraising for charitable causes. After World War 1 she edited the women's pages of Smith's Weekly. From the mid-1920s she spent ten years in Italy, where most of her books were written. She returned to Australia in 1934. She was the sister-in-law of W. H. Kelly (q.v.).

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