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Frank R. Benson (1858–1939)

Frank R. Benson was born on November 4, 1858 in Alresford, Hampshire, England as Frank Robert Benson. He was an actor and director, known for Julius Caesar (1911), Richard III (1911) and The Taming of the Shrew (1911). He was married to Constance Benson. He died on December 31, 1939 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 81) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Julius Caesar
Julius Caesar Mark Anthony
Richard III
Richard III Richard III
The Taming of the Shrew
Macbeth Macbeth


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 1911 Richard III (Short)
Richard III
 1911 Macbeth (Short)
 1911 Julius Caesar (Short)
Mark Anthony
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 1911 Richard III (Short)
 1911 The Taming of the Shrew (Short)
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 1908 Macbeth (Short)

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He and his theatrical company visited the Opera House in Coventry, England with Robert Donat, Norman Claridge, Geo R. Hagan, and Genevieve Townsend in the cast. James Agate paid a tribute to him. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Frank Robert Benson | Sir Frank Benson

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Directed 26 annual Shakespeare festivals at Stratford-on-Avon. See more »

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