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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...

Badham, Molly Winifred (1914–2007), zoo proprietor and conservationist

Philip Carter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Ethical Issues and Debates; Natural world, Country Life, and Pets. 861 words.

Badham, Molly Winifred (1914–2007), zoo proprietor and conservationist, was born on 12 May 1914 at 3 Waterside, Evesham, Worcestershire, the daughter of Arthur James Badham (1889–1965),...

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),...

Grattan-Bellew, Sir Henry Charles

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Business Finance; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Media Studies; Performing Arts. 147 words.

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Born 12 May 1933; s of Lt-Col Sir Charles Christopher Grattan-Bellew, 4th Bt, MC, KRRC and...

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...

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...