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Albert, Eddie

Edward L. Lach, Jr..

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online March 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Theatre. 1100 words.

Albert, Eddie (22 April 1906–26 May 2005), actor and environmental activist, was born Edward Albert Heimberger in Rock Island, Illinois, the son of Frank Daniel Heimberger, a realtor, and...

Alleyn, Edward (1566–1626), actor, theatre entrepreneur, and founder of Dulwich College

S. P. Cerasano.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 3472 words.

Alleyn, Edward (1566–1626), actor, theatre entrepreneur, and founder of Dulwich College, was born on 1 September 1566 in the London parish of St Botolph without Bishopsgate, 'near...

Cody, William Frederick

Rick Ewig.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Social and Cultural History; Theatre; World History. 1735 words.

Cody, William Frederick (26 February 1846–10 January 1917), frontiersman and entertainer, better known as “Buffalo Bill,” was born in Scott County, Iowa, the son of Isaac Cody and Mary Ann...

Conti, Italia Emily Stella (1873–1946), actress and founder of the Italia Conti academy of theatre arts

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1221 words.

Conti, Italia Emily Stella (1873–1946), actress and founder of the Italia Conti academy of theatre arts, was born on 9 September 1873 at 265 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London, the eldest child...

Fogerty, Elsie (1865–1945), founder and principal of the Central School of Speech and Drama

Michael Sanderson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Theatre. 999 words.

Fogerty, Elsie (1865–1945), founder and principal of the Central School of Speech and Drama, was born at Sydenham, London, on 16 December 1865, the daughter of Joseph Fogerty (d. 1899),...

Robins, Elizabeth (1862–1952), actress, writer, and feminist

Angela V. John.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1629 words.

Robins, Elizabeth (1862–1952), actress, writer, and feminist, was born at East Walnut Street, Louisville, Kentucky, on 6 August 1862, the eldest daughter of Charles Ephraim Robins...

Seldes, Gilbert Vivian

Michael Kammen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Radio; Organization and Management of Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Theatre. 1569 words.

Seldes, Gilbert Vivian (03 January 1893–29 September 1970), critic and writer, was born in Alliance, New Jersey, the son of George Sergei Seldes, a pharmacist, and Anna Saphro, who died...

Travers, William Inglis Lindon [Bill] (1922–1994), actor and conservationist

Robert Sharp.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Film; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 1043 words.

Travers, William Inglis Lindon [Bill] (1922–1994), actor and conservationist, was born on 3 January 1922 at 16 Grosvenor Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, the son of William Halton Lindon Travers,...

Walton, Lester A.

Betty Kaplan Gubert.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Theatre; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1259 words.

Walton, Lester A. (20 April 1882–16 October 1965), diplomat, journalist, civil rights activist, and theater producer, was born Lester Aglar Walton in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of...