Nathan Field

(1587—1620) actor and playwright

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actor and dramatist, sometimes called Nathaniel by confusion with his brother, a printer. He probably succeeded to Shakespeare's place as actor and shareholder in the King's Men, c.1616. He wrote two comedies, A Woman Is a Weathercock (1609) and Amends for Ladies (1610). He is best known for his share of Massinger's The Fatal Dowry.

Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

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