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James Dance

(1721—1774) actor and writer


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(1721–74), an actor specializing in character parts, including Malvolio in Dublin and Trinculo in Edinburgh. Using the stage name James Love, he achieved prominence as Falstaff. He took larger roles for Garrick at Drury Lane from 1762 and appeared as Falstaff in The Jubilee (1769).

From The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.


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