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Buckstone, John Baldwin

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Born: 1802 AD
Died: 1879 AD, at 77 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Actors

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1802 - Born on September 14th in Hoxton. English comic actor and dramatist.

1823 - He made his first London appearance on January 30th, at the Surrey theatre, as Ramsay in the Fortunes of Nigel.

1827 - His success led to his engagement at the Adelphi, where he remained as leading low comedian.

1840 - He played in several London theatres, among them the Lyceum, where he was Box at the first representation of Box and Cox.

1853 - He appeared as Bobby Trot in his own Luke the Labourer; and here were produced a number of his plays and farces, Ellen Wareham, Uncle Tom and others.

1879 - Died on October 31st.


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