Reference Entry

Kemble, Stephen George (1758-1822), actor and theatre manager

Jane Milling

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Kemble, Stephen George (1758-1822), actor and theatre manager, was born on 3 April 1758 at Kington, Herefordshire, the second son of the eight surviving children of Roger Kemble (1722-1802) and his wife, Sarah (1735-1807), the daughter of the theatre manager John Ward and Sarah Butcher. Both his parents were performers ...

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