Reference Entry

Anderson, James Robertson (1811-1895), actor and theatre manager

Joseph Knight and Katharine Mary Cockin

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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


Anderson, James Robertson (1811-1895), actor and theatre manager, was born in Glasgow on 8 May 1811, the son of an actor, John Symon Anderson. He was educated at a day school on Leith Walk, Edinburgh. He made his stage début as an infant in 1813 at the Theatre Royal, Edinburgh, ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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