John Griffith Edit Profile
Common school ed’n, Springfield, Illinois.
In steel mills, Springfield, Illinois. Page in Illinois legislature, 1880-1881. Played Damon, Hamlet, Richard III, and Virginius at 17.
1st professional debut with Mistress D. P. Bowers in Queen Elizabeth, 1888. 1st appearance as star, 1893. Plays tragic characters.
Mephisto in Faust; Richard III. Virginius; leading roles in Fool’s Revenge. The Bells; The Avenger, has also played Enemy To The King.
Don Caesar De Bazan; The Gladiator. Now starring in Macbeth and Richard III. Address: Springfield Illinois‡.
Married July 2, 1899, Kathryn Purnell, Buffalo, New York Worked 4 years.