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Barry, Spranger

Born: 1719 AD
Died: 1777 AD, at 57 years of age.

Nationality: Irish
Categories: Actors


1719 - Born on November 23rd in Dublin. Irish actor.

1744 - His first appearance on the stage was at the Smock Alley theatre on the 5th of February.

1746 - His first London appearance was made, as Othello at Drury Lane.

1758 - Barry built the Crow Street theatre, Dublin, and later a new theatre in Cork, but he was not successful as a manager and returned to London to play at the Haymarket, then under the management of Foote.

1768 - Married to Ann Street.

1777 - Died on January 10th in Covent Garden.


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