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Edwin Booth

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1833–93)

American actor. Born in Maryland, Edwin was the second son of acclaimed actor Junius Brutus Booth and Mary Ann Holmes. Accompanying his erratic and frequently inebriated...

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Edwin Booth

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1833–93)

American actor. Born in Maryland, Edwin was the second son of acclaimed actor Junius Brutus Booth and Mary Ann Holmes. Accompanying his erratic and frequently inebriated...

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Booth, Edwin Thomas

Stephen M. Archer.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 1687 words.

Booth, Edwin Thomas (13 November 1833–07 June 1893), actor and theatrical manager, was born near Bel Air, Maryland, the son of Junius Brutus Booth, an actor, and Mary Ann Holmes. Edwin’s...

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Booth, Edwin (1833–93)

Lisa Merrill.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 436 words.

(1833–93)

American actor. Born in Maryland, Edwin was the second son of acclaimed actor Junius Brutus Booth and

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Booth, Edwin Thomas (1833–1893), actor

Arthur Kincaid.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 951 words.

Booth, Edwin Thomas (1833–1893), actor, was born on 13 November 1833 near Bel Air, Maryland, fifth of the ten children of the actor Junius Brutus Booth (1796–1852) and his second wife, Mary...

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Booth, Edwin (1833–93)

Stanley Wells.

in An A-Z Guide to Shakespeare

P ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 25 words.

American actor and manager, son of Junius Brutus *Booth, successful also in London. He excelled as Hamlet, Iago,

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Booth, Edwin (1833–93)

in The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare

January 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 236 words.

who established an international reputation based largely on his Shakespearian performances. He undertook many Shakespearian roles (including Cassio, Laertes, Edgar,

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Booth, Edwin (1833–93)

Stanley Wells.

in A Dictionary of Shakespeare

January 1998; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 25 words.

(1833–93)

American actor and manager, son of Junius Brutus Booth, successful also in London. He excelled as

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To Edwin Booth, 21 November 1867

Charles Dickens.

Edited by Graham Storey.

in The British Academy/The Pilgrim Edition of the Letters of Charles Dickens, Vol. 11: 1865–1867

Primary Text. Subjects: Literature.

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To Edwin Booth, [16 December 1867]

Charles Dickens.

Edited by Graham Storey.

in The British Academy/The Pilgrim Edition of the Letters of Charles Dickens, Vol. 11: 1865–1867

Primary Text. Subjects: Literature.

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To Edwin Booth, 18 January 1868

Charles Dickens.

Edited by Graham Storey.

in The British Academy/The Pilgrim Edition of the Letters of Charles Dickens, Vol. 12: 1868–1870

Primary Text. Subjects: Literature.

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Booth, Edwin Thomas (1833–93)

Phyllis Hartnoll and Peter Found.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 254 words.

(1833–93),

outstanding tragedian, and the first American actor to achieve a European reputation. Son of Junius Brutus Booth

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Booth, Edwin Thomas (1833–93)

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 46 words.

(1833–93),

son of Junius Brutus Booth, was also a prominent tragedian, best known for his Shakespearean roles.

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Booth, Edwin [Thomas] (1833–93)

Gerald Bordman and Thomas S. Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to American Theatre

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 754 words.

The second son of the elder Junius Brutus Booth to become an actor, he was born in Belair, Maryland, and

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Booth, Edwin (1833–93)

in The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 211 words.

American actor who established an international reputation based largely on his Shakespearian performances. He undertook many Shakespearian roles (including Cassio,

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Booth, Edwin (1833–93)

in The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 280 words.

(1833–93)

American actor, second son of Junius Brutus *Booth. Accompanying his erratic and frequently inebriated father

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Booth, John Wilkes (1838–65)

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 97 words.

(1838–65),

son of Junius Brutus Booth and brother of Edwin Booth, was also a noted actor. During

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Booth Theatres

Gerald Bordman and Thomas S. Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to American Theatre

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 173 words.

Two beloved theatres named after Edwin Booth have flourished in Manhattan. The first Booth Theatre was built in 1869 on

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Rehan, Ada (1860–1916)

in The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare

January 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 154 words.

whose forte, though she played Ophelia to *Edwin Booth’s Hamlet (1873), was comedy. This was recognized by

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Booth, John Wilkes (1838–65)

Edited by Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 75 words.

(1838–65)

US assassin of President Lincoln. Brother of the tragic actor Edwin Booth, and sympathizer with

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Booth, John Wilkes (1838–65)

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 79 words.

Brother of the tragic actor Edwin Booth, and sympathizer with the *Confederacy, he participated during the closing stages of the ...

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