Online Encyclopedia

CHARLES HOLLAND (1733–1769)

Online Encyclopedia
Originally appearing in Volume V13, Page 585 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
Spread the word: del.icio.us del.icio.us it!
CHARLES HOLLAND (1733–1769), English actor, was born in Chiswick, the son of a baker. He made his first appearance on the stage in the title role of Oroonoko at Drury Lane in 1755, John Palmer, Richard Yates and Mrs Cibber being in the cast. He played under Garrick, and was the original Florizel in the latter's adaptation of Shakespeare's Winter's Tale. Garrick thought highly of him, and wrote a eulogistic epitaph for his monument in Chiswick church. His nephew, Charles Holland (1768–1849) was also an actor, who played with Mrs Siddons and Kean.
End of Article: CHARLES HOLLAND (1733–1769)
[back]
HOLLAND AND
[next]
COUNTY AND PROVINCE OF HOLLAND

Additional information and Comments

There are no comments yet for this article.
» Add information or comments to this article.
Please link directly to this article:
Highlight the code below, right click and select "copy." Paste it into a website, email, or other HTML document.