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Saville [Savill], John Faucit (1783?–1853), actor, theatre manager, and playwright

Carol J. Carlisle

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/49703

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Saville [Savill], John Faucit (1783?–1853), actor, theatre manager, and playwright, was reportedly seventy years old when he died, but neither his date of birth nor his parents' names are known. Perhaps his real name was, as is usually supposed, John Savill[e] Faucit...

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Subjects: Theatre ; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights)

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