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Garrick, David (1717–1779), actor and playwright

Peter Thomson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198601746
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/10408
Garrick, David (1717–1779), actor and playwright

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Garrick, David (1717–1779), actor and playwright, was born on 19 February 1717 at The Angel inn in Hereford, the third of the seven children of Peter Garrick (1685–1737), an army officer, and his wife, Arabella (d. 1740), the daughter of Anthony Clough...

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Subjects: Theatre ; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights)

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