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Vale, Samuel (1797–1848), actor

Nilanjana Banerji

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/38085

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Vale, Samuel (1797–1848), actor, was born on 3 October 1797 in London, where his father was the proprietor of a toy shop. After finishing school he was placed in his father's shop, but was soon attracted to the theatre on seeing Edmund Kean...

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Subjects: Theatre

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