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Ryder, John Nicholas Robins (1814–1885), actor

Joseph Knight

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/24400

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Ryder, John Nicholas Robins (1814–1885), actor, born in the Isle of Thanet on 5 April 1814, had already shown his promise in the provinces before being engaged by W. C. Macready for Drury Lane in 1842. He took part in most of Macready's...

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Subjects: Theatre

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