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Irving, Sir Henry [real name John Henry Brodribb] (1838–1905), actor

Robertson Davies

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Irving, Sir Henry [real name John Henry Brodribb] (1838–1905), actor, took the name Irving for his appearance at a private theatre in 1856 and made it official when he assumed it by royal licence in 1889, by which time it was famous. He was born at ...

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Subjects: Theatre

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