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Kean, Charles John (1811–1868), actor and theatre manager

M. Glen Wilson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/15203

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Kean, Charles John (1811–1868), actor and theatre manager, born on 18 January 1811 in or near Waterford, Ireland, was the second and only son to survive childhood of the actor Edmund Kean (1787–1833) and his wife, Mary Chambers (1779–1849). On his father's historic success at ...

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