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actor

Edmund Breese, American actor.

Background

Breese, Edmund was born on June 18, 1871 in Brooklyn. Son of Renshaw and Josephine (Busby) Breese.

Education

Education public and private schools.

Career

Supported Madame Rhea, 1896-1898, in Nell Gwynn, Marie Stuart and Frou Frou. With James O’Neil in Merchant of Venice, 1898. All star cast of Monte Cristo, 1899.

All star cast of Romeo and Juliet, New York, March, 1899. With Ada Rehan, 1903, playing classic rôles. With Robert Edeson, in Ransom’s Folly, 1904.

In Strongheart, 1905. Originated “John Burkett Ryder,” in The Lion and the Mouse, Lyceum Theatre, New York, November 20, 1905. Appeared in Duke of York’s Theatre, London, in same rôle, May 22, 1906.

Later played “Richard Brewster” in The Third Degree: star in The Earth, beginning October 1909.

Connections

Married Genevieve Landry, August 30, 1899.

father:
Renshaw Breese

mother:
Josephine (Busby) Breese

spouse:
Genevieve Landry