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date: 25 February 2021

Hare, Sir John (Fairs) locked

(1844–1921)
  • J. L. Palmer

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Hare, SirJohn (Fairs) (1844–1921), actor, whose original name was John Fairs, son of Thomas Fairs, of London, was born 16 May 1844 at Giggleswick, Yorkshire. His early years were spent in London, where as a boy he would frequently play truant in order to see the celebrated actors of the day. On the death of his parents he was sent by his guardian to ...

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