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David Garrick
Birth: Feb. 20, 1716
Hereford
Herefordshire, England
Death: Jan. 20, 1779
London
Greater London, England

Actor. He was regarded as the father of modern theatre and was one of the most noted performers of the 18th Century. He pioneered a more realistic acting style, stepping away from the vogue for declaiming lines from plays. In his 35-year career, he penned more than 20 plays and depict 20 of Shakespeare's most famous roles, including Hamlet, King Lear and Richard III. He also managed the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane London, England for 29 years. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Eva-Maria Veigel Garrick (1724 - 1822)
 
Burial:
Westminster Abbey
Westminster
City of Westminster
Greater London, England
Plot: Poets Corner
GPS (lat/lon): 51.50008, -0.12923
 
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Record added: Aug 23, 1999
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David Garrick
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David Garrick
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David Garrick
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GOD BLESS YOU ALWAYS. REST IN PEACE.
- S.P.
 Added: Mar. 20, 2014

- Cheryll Cotten
 Added: Feb. 20, 2014
Happy Birthday. Thank you for your gift to us all........................
- a sincere fan
 Added: Feb. 20, 2014
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