Reference Entry

Lacy, Walter [real name Walter Williams] (1809-1898), actor

Joseph Knight and Katharine Mary Cockin

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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


Lacy, Walter [real name Walter Williams] (1809-1898), actor, the son of a coach builder named Williams in Bristol, was educated for the medical profession and went as a young man to Australia. He was first seen on the stage in Edinburgh, in 1829, as Montalban in The Honeymoon, played there ...

Reference Entry.  441 words. 

Subjects: biography ; history

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