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actor

George D. Fawcett, American actor.

Background

Fawcett, George D. was born on August 25, 1861 in Virginia, United States. Son of Asbury Francis and Ann Eliza (Means) Fawcett.

Education

Student of University of Virginia 4 years.

Career

Debut, Manhattan Theatre, New York City, 1886. Supported Tomasso Salvini, 1890. With Alexander Salvini, 1894.

In repertoire with National Goodwin, 1895-1896. With Maude Adams, 1897-1899. Many production with Fawcett Stock Company, 1900.

Played title rôle in Great John Ganton, Aldwych Theatre, London, 1917. Subsequently in vaudeville, later in motion pictures. Trustee Actors’ Fund of America.

Connections

Married Percy Haswell, June 2, 1895.

father:
Asbury Francis Fawcett

mother:
Ann Eliza (Means) Fawcett

spouse:
Percy Haswell