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Frederick Warde, British actor.

Background

Warde, Frederick was born on February 23, 1851 in Wardington, Oxfordshire, England. Son of Thomas and Anne (Barkham) Warde.

Education

Educated City of London School. Studied law, then went upon stage. The Doctor of Letters, University of Southern California, 1927.

Career

Annie Emelia, Ernest Charles (deceased), May. First appearance in minor part in Macbeth, Lyceum Theatre, Sunderland, England, 1867, then in successive seasons at Theatre Royal, Glasgow, Amphitheatre, Leeds and Princess Theatre, Manchester. Came to the United States, 1874.

Leading man in Booth’s Theatre, New York, 3 years. Supported Edwin Booth and John McCullough. Starred in all the greater tragedies, part of the time with Louis James, September 1, since 1881.

Lecturer on Shakespeare and kindred subjects. Author: Shakespeare’s Fools. Fifty Years of Make-Believe, 1920.

Shakespearean Studies Simplified, 1925. Home: Brooklyn, New York.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Shakespeare’s Fools. Fifty Years of Make-Believe, 1920. Shakespearean Studies Simplified, 1925.

Connections

Married Annie Edmondson, 1871. Children: Arthur Frederick.

father:
Thomas Warde

mother:
Anne (Barkham) Warde

spouse:
Annie Edmondson

child:
Arthur Frederick Warde