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Hare, Sir John [real name John Joseph Fairs] (1844-1921), actor and theatre manager

John Peter Wearing

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/33711
Hare, Sir John [real name John Joseph Fairs] (1844-1921), actor and theatre manager

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Hare, Sir John [real name John Joseph Fairs] (1844-1921), actor and theatre manager, was born on 16 May 1844, probably at Giggleswick, Yorkshire, the son of Thomas Fairs, a London architect. Very little is known of his boyhood years, although they were spent in London. His parents apparently died while ...

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