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Siddons, Henry (1774–1815), actor and playwright

J. C. Dibdin

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/25515

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Siddons, Henry (1774–1815), actor and playwright, born in Wolverhampton on 23 October 1774, was the eldest child of the actor William Siddons (d. 11 March 1808) and the renowned actress Sarah Siddons (1755–1831). His first appearance on stage was in 1783, when his mother brought him to ...

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Subjects: Theatre ; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights)

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