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 Charles Macklin

Charles Macklin

Birth
Culdaff, County Donegal, Ireland
Death 11 Jul 1797 (aged 97)
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Burial Covent Garden, London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England
Memorial ID 7080 · View Source
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English actor and dramatist, whose more realistic style of acting changed the nature of the profession. Macklin once stabbed a fellow actor in the eye, backstage at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. He was found guilty of manslaughter but was never imprisoned and continued to act until the age of 90.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 24 Nov 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7080
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Macklin (c.26 Sep 1699–11 Jul 1797), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7080, citing St. Paul's Churchyard, Covent Garden, London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .