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date: 25 February 2020

Webster, Benjaminlocked

(1864–1947)
  • Lewis Casson
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Webster, Benjamin (1864–1947), actor, was born in London on 2 June 1864, the son of William Shakespeare Webster and his wife, Anne Sarah Johnson. He was a grandson of the famous theatre manager Benjamin Webster. Ben's father was a solicitor, and after leaving ...

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