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 William Charles Macready

William Charles Macready

Birth
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Death 27 Apr 1873 (aged 80)
Cheltenham, Cheltenham Borough, Gloucestershire, England
Burial Kensal Green, London Borough of Brent, Greater London, England
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Memorial ID 20723 · View Source
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Victorian Shakespearean actor. He was a close friend of Charles Dickens. While appearing in Richard III at the Astor Theatre (New York 1848) a jealous American actor named Edwin Forrest fomented a riot which ended in twenty deaths.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 3 Mar 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20723
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Charles Macready (3 Mar 1793–27 Apr 1873), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20723, citing Kensal Green Cemetery, Kensal Green, London Borough of Brent, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .