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actor

Joseph Proctor, American actor. famous part: prin.

Background

Proctor, Joseph was born on May 7, 1816 in Marlboro, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Nicholson Broughton and Lucy (Bond) Proctor.

Career

Made 1st appearance as Damon in play Pythias at Warren Theatre, Boston, 1833. Acted leading roles in Philadelphia, 1837. Played in all major United States cities and numerous small towns in Shakespearean and contemporary roles, 1837-1888.

Made acting tour of London, other cities of United Kingdom and Europe, 1859-1861, tour of the United States, 1861. Made last profl.

Achievements

  • Famous part: prin.

Connections

Married Hester (Warren) Willis, 1835. Married second, Elizabeth Wakeman, February 1851.

father:
Nicholson Broughton Proctor

mother:
Lucy (Bond) Proctor

spouses:
Hester

Elizabeth Wakeman