Majorie Bonner

Majorie Bonner was a dancer and actress who was a member of the Ziegfeld Follies of 1908. Produced by Florenz Ziegfeld, the Follies were presented in June 1908, at the Jardin de Paris, atop the New York Theatre. Her appearance was compared to Lily Langtry and she was called The New Jersey Lily.

In 1883 she was in the Rhea Company of actors. Monte Cristo was presented by the National Theatre in December. Actor James O'Neill performed the leading role with Frederick de Belleville playing Noirlier. The female characters were of lesser significance in the play but were rendered convincingly by Bonner, Eugenie Blair, and Annie Boudinot.

In May 1885 Bonner acted the part of Cicely Blaine, the heroine in Galley Slave, adapted from the writing of Bartley Campbell. The plot of the play dealt with impediments in the path of love. The characters were Americans traveling in Europe. The settings included Venice, Italy, Rome, Italy, and different parts of France.