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Yates, Richard (1706?-1796), actor and theatre manager

Alan Hughes

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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


Yates, Richard (1706?-1796), actor and theatre manager, made his first known appearance in 1736-7 with Henry Fielding's company at the Haymarket, London, where he played Law in Fielding's Pasquin. The next season found him in Henry Giffard's company at Lincoln's Inn Fields, in small parts such as Roderigo in Othello ...

Reference Entry.  1889 words. 

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