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1. burbage, richard burbage

English actor who was the first to play the leading role in several of Shakespeare's tragedies (1567-1619)

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James. ?1530–97, English actor and theatre manager, who built (1576) the first theatre in England
his son, Richard. ?1567–1619, English actor, associated with Shakespeare

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Richard1567?-1619; Eng. actor: associate of Shakespeare

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English actor and theater manager. The foremost tragedian of his day, he was the first to play the title roles in Shakespeare's Hamlet, King Lear, Othello, and Richard III.

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