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Jolly, George (bap. 1613, d. in or before 1683), actor and theatre manager

John H. Astington

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/67778

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Jolly, George (bap. 1613, d. in or before 1683), actor and theatre manager, was baptized at St Luke's Church on 23 March 1613 as the son of Ralph Gellye, whose origins and occupation are unknown. George Jolly's career had three distinct stages. In July 1640 he was living in the house of the actor ...

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Subjects: Theatre

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