- Joseph Knight
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Bannister, John (1760–1836), actor, born at Deptford on 12 May 1760, was the son of the actor Charles Bannister (bap. 1741, d. 1804) and his wife Sarah. In 1777 he became a student at the Royal Academy, where he had for associate and friend the caricaturist ...