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date: 22 October 2019

Booth, Junius Brutuslocked

(01 May 1796–30 November 1852)
  • Stephen M. Archer

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Booth, Junius Brutus (01 May 1796–30 November 1852), actor, was born in London, England, the son of Richard Booth, a lawyer, and Elizabeth Game, who named him after the Roman patriot Lucius Junius Brutus. Booth sampled several professions—printing, law, the navy—as a young man, but in 1813 he attended a performance of ...

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