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Edwin Booth

Actor Edwin Booth

Profession: Actor

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Best remembered as one of the greatest performers of Shakespeare’s Hamlet (and as bother to John Wilkes Booth), Booth was a renowned tragedian of the 19th-century American stage.

Born: November 13, 1833
Birthplace: Bel Air, Maryland, USA
Star Sign: Scorpio

Died: June 7, 1893 (aged 59)
Cause of Death: Stroke

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