Charles Kemble

(1775—1854) actor, theatre manager, and playwright

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son of a strolling actor‐manager, Roger Kemble (1721–1802), brother of Sarah Siddons and J. P. Kemble; father of Fanny Kemble and J. M. Kemble. A leading actor for some 25 years, his range was considerable in comedy and romance, but he did not often attempt tragedy.

Subjects: Theatre — Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

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