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date: 15 September 2019

Davidge, William Pleaterlocked

(17 April 1814–07 August 1888)
  • Stephen M. Archer

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Davidge, William Pleater (17 April 1814–07 August 1888), actor, was born near Ludgate Hill, London, England. Little information has survived about his childhood and education; his parents’ names are not known, but he described his father as a merchant. As a child Davidge became involved with amateur dramatics and chose the theater for his life’s work. In his youth he played the minor role of James in ...

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