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Dodd, James Solas

Gordon Goodwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Surgery. 1127 words.

Dodd, James Solas (1720/21–1805), surgeon and actor, was born in London, the son of Jago Mendozo Vasconcellos de Solis, and his wife, Rebecca, daughter of John Dodd. John Dodd was in 1719...

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Elephant Man

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Theatre.

(1979),

a play by Bernard Pomerance. [Booth Theatre, 916 perf.; Tony, NYDCC Awards.] In Victorian London, Dr. Frederick Treves (Kevin Conway) discovers the misshapen, seemingly...

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Hill, Sir John [pseud. the Inspector]

Barry O'Connor.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Medicine and Health. 2627 words.

Hill, Sir John [pseud. the Inspector] (bap. 1714, d. 1775), physician and actor, second surviving and fourth-born son of Theophilus Hill (1680–1746) and his wife, Ann Susannah (née Yorke),...

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manager

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre — Medicine and Health.

The designated official responsible for management in an organization. This official generally works with and supervises the persons responsible for carrying out assigned tasks and reports...

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Schoop, Trudi

Sharon Chaiklin.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Medicine and Health. 1312 words.

Schoop, Trudi (09 October 1903–14 July 1999), mime and dance and movement therapist, was born Gertrude Schoop in Zurich, Switzerland, the daughter of Friedrich Maximilian Schoop, a...

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Stein, Jules Caesar

Sylvester A. Marino.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology; Film; Medicine and Health; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations; Theatre. 1194 words.

Stein, Jules Caesar (26 April 1896–29 April 1981), entertainment executive and physician, was born in South Bend, Indiana, the son of Louis M. Stein and Rosa Cohen. His extraordinary...

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