Reference Entry

Cibber, Colley (1671–1757), actor, writer, and theatre manager

Eric Salmon

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Cibber, Colley (1671–1757), actor, writer, and theatre manager, was born on 6 November 1671 at Southampton Street, Bloomsbury, London, the eldest child of Caius Gabriel Cibber (1630–1700), sculptor, and his second wife, Jane (c.1646–1697), daughter of William Colley of Glaston, Rutland...

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Subjects: Theatre

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