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Dodd, James Williamlocked

(c. 1740–1796)
  • John Levitt

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Dodd, James William (c. 1740–1796), actor, was born in London, reportedly the son of a hairdresser. A successful appearance in a school play turned him towards the theatre, and at the age of sixteen he became a strolling player. His first part was said to be Roderigo in ...

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