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Aldridge, Ira Frederick

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Born: 1807 AD
Died: 1867 AD, at 60 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Actors

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1807 - Aldridge was born in New York City on June 24, 1807.

 

1822 - Attended the African Free School in New York City and debuted as an actor in the city's first African American theater group, called the African Theatre.

 

1825 - Portrayed Oronoko in a theatre play, A Slave's Revenge.

 

1830 - Married Margaret Gill, an English woman.

 

1831 - Played in Dublin theatres with a good results.

 

1852 - Toured the continental Europe.

 

1858 - Had his Russian Tour and became acquainted with Leo Tolstoy.

 

1865 - Married Amanda Von Brandt, his former mistress.

 

1867 - Died on August 7, 1867.


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