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James Nokes

(c. 1642—1696) actor


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(d. 1696),

actor, whose comic playing was admired and copied by Colley Cibber. He took women's roles at the Restoration and was dubbed ‘Nurse Nokes’ for his performance as the ...

Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism — Theatre.


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