Buckstone, John Baldwin
Born: Sep 14, 1802 AD
Died: 1879 AD, at 77 years of age.
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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