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tragedian

Charles Kean, British tragedian.

Background

Kean, Charles was born in 1811 in London, England. Son of Edmund and Mary (Chambers) Kean.

Career

Made debut as Young Norval at Drury Lane Theatre, London, 1827. Made American debut as Richard III at Park Theatre, New York City, 1830, appeared (with wife) in Richard III, other tragedies, 1845-1846.

Connections

Married Ellen Tree, 1842.

father:
Edmund Kean

mother:
Mary (Chambers) Kean

spouse:
Ellen Tree