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actor

Louis James, American actor.

Background

James, Louis was born in 1842 in Tremont, Illinois, United States. Son of Benjamin F. and Almira H. j.

Education

Joined McAuley’s Stock Company, Louisville, Kentucky, 1864. Later to Mistress John Drew’s Arch St. Theatre, Philadelphia, 1865-1870. Augustin Daly’s, 5th Avenue, New New York 1871.

McGuire’s, San Francisco: later to Ford’s, in Baltimore. Then to Boston Theatre. Leading man with Lawrence Barrett, 5 years.

Starred, 1886-1889; with Joseph Jefferson, 1891-1892. Starred with Frederick Warde, 1892-1895. Star with Wagenhals & Kemper, since 1895, in The Two Orphans and She Stoops to Conquer, 1904-1905.

Starring in Virginius, Merchant of Venice and Merry Wives of Windsor, since 1905.

Career

Home: Monmouth Beach, New Jersey.

Connections

Married Lillian Scanlan, 1871 (died 1876). Married second, Aphie Hendricks, December 24, 1892.

father:
Benjamin F.

mother:
Almira H.

spouses:
Lillian Scanlan

Aphie Hendricks