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Cecil, Arthur [real name Arthur Cecil Blunt]locked

(1843–1896)
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Cecil, Arthur [real name Arthur Cecil Blunt] (1843–1896), actor, was born in Mayfair, Westminster, on 1 June 1843, the son of Joseph Blunt, a solicitor, and his wife, Mary, née James. He was intended for the legal profession, but his membership of an amateur dramatic club led to a professional acting career. He first played as an amateur at the ...

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