Thomas Davies

(c. 1712—1785) bookseller and actor

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Thomas Davies (1792—1839) physician

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(Thomas) Ryan Davies (1937—1977) actor and comedian

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Actor and bookseller, educated at Edinburgh. According to his friend Samuel Johnson, he was driven from the stage by Charles Churchill's attack on his delivery in The Rosciad. He ...

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