Craig, (Edward Henry) Gordon (1872–1966), theatre director and designer and wood-engraver, was born on 16 January 1872 in Railway Street, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, the only son and second child of the architect and radical Edward William Godwin (1833–1886) and the actress Ellen Alice Terry (1847–1928)...
Maker: George Charles Beresford
Alfred Fagon (1937–1986), by Andra Nelki
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Fagon, Alfred (1937–1986), actor, playwright, and poet, was born on 25 June 1937 in Clarendon, Jamaica, where his parents were smallholders and also kept a post office and store. He had eight brothers and two sisters. After leaving school at thirteen he worked with his father as a cultivator on his orange plantation....
Maker: John Greenhill
W. W. Wroth
revised by C. E. Challis
Harris, Henry (1633/4–1704), actor and engraver, was said on 12 November 1691 to be fifty-seven, which means that he was born in 1633 or 1634. Although his early career is obscure, it is clear that by the Restoration he had already acquired considerable standing, for in 1660 he was party to the formation of the ...
Rooker, Edward (bap. 1724, d. 1774), engraver and actor, was baptized on 24 November 1724 at St Lawrence's Church, Towcester, Northamptonshire, the son of Michael Rooker, later a coroner, and his wife, Ann. After serving as a pupil of the engraver and printseller ...