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Alleyn, Edward

S. P. Cerasano.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 3438 words.

Alleyn, Edward (1566–1626), actor, theatre entrepreneur, and founder of Dulwich College, was born on 1 September 1566 in the London parish of St Botolph without Bishopsgate, 'near...

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Black, Dorothy [Kitty]

Kate Dorney.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Literature; Publishing; Theatre. 988 words.

Black, Dorothy [Kitty] (1914–2006), theatrical agent and translator, was born on 30 April 1914 in Johannesburg, South Africa, the younger daughter and youngest of six children of Francis...

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Brown, John Mason, Jr.

Daniel S. Krempel.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Education. 1526 words.

Brown, John Mason, Jr. (03 July 1900–16 March 1969), critic, author, and lecturer, was born in Louisville, Kentucky, the son of John Mason Brown, a lawyer, and Caroline Carroll Ferguson;...

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Burnett, Alfred

Kent Neely and Steve West.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Performing Arts; Theatre; Education. 743 words.

Burnett, Alfred (02 November 1824–04 April 1884), entertainer and journalist, was born in Bungay, Suffolk, England. The names of his parents and other facts about his early life are...

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Calvert, Frederick Baltimore

G. C. Boase.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Education. 471 words.

Calvert, Frederick Baltimore (1793–1877), actor and lecturer on elocution, was one of the eight children of Charles Calvert (1754–1797) [see under Calvert, Charles (1785-1852)], an amateur...

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Coghill, Nevill Henry Kendal Aylmer

John Carey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Theatre. 948 words.

Coghill, Nevill Henry Kendal Aylmer (1899–1980), university teacher and theatre producer, was born on 19 April 1899 at Castle Townshend, Skibbereen, co. Cork, the second of the three sons...

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Conti, Italia Emily Stella

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1221 words.

Conti, Italia Emily Stella (1873–1946), actress and founder of the Italia Conti academy of theatre arts, was born on 9 September 1873 at 265 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London, the eldest child...

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Davies, Ann Lorraine [known as Ann Lindsay]

James M. Borg.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Education. 1512 words.

Davies, Ann Lorraine [known as Ann Lindsay] (1914–1954), actress and translator, was born on 2 October 1914 at 125 Woodville Road, Cardiff, one of the five children of Morgan Davies (b....

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Eaton, Walter Prichard

Michael Solomonson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Education. 1128 words.

Eaton, Walter Prichard (24 August 1878–26 February 1957), critic, theater educator, and author, was born in Malden, Massachusetts, the son of Warren Everett Eaton, a schoolmaster, and Mary...

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Flanagan, Hallie Mae Ferguson

Melissa Vickery-Bareford.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Art; Education. 1781 words.

Flanagan, Hallie Mae Ferguson (27 August 1890–23 July 1969), theater educator, administrator, and director, was born in Redfield, South Dakota, the daughter of Frederic Miller Ferguson, a...

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