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Kemble, John Philip

Peter Thomson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/15322

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Kemble, John Philip (1757–1823), actor, was born in Prescot, then a small Lancashire town between Liverpool and Warrington, on 1 February 1757, the second child and first son of Roger Kemble (1722–1802) and Sarah Ward (1735–1807).

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Subjects: Theatre

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