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Overview (3)

Born in Sandusky, Ohio, USA
Died in New York City, New York, USA
Nickname Dan

Mini Bio (1)

Daniel Frohman was born on August 22, 1851 in Sandusky, Ohio, USA. He is known for his work on Cinderella (1914), Tess of the Storm Country (1914) and Snow White (1916). He was married to Margaret Illington. He died on December 26, 1940 in New York City, New York, USA.

Spouse (1)

Margaret Illington (22 November 1903 - 7 November 1909) (divorced)

Trivia (13)

Brother-in-law of Marie Hubert Frohman.
Brother of Rachel Davison (1863-1931), better known as "Mother Davison" after she devoted her life to arranging entertainment for American service personnel during and after World War I.
Worked as an office boy for Horace Greeley for $6.50 a week. Considered him the most illegible writer in the world.
Was an advance man for a minstrel show before becoming manager of the Madison Square Theater in 1879.
Managed the Daniel Frohman Stock Company.
Became part owner of the Lyceum Theater in New York. His rooftop studio there became a mecca for artists of all types.
Was president of the Actors Fund for 26 years.
Two years before he died he wrote his own obituary.
A month before he died he broke his hip and then came down with pneumonia.
Vice-President of film production company Charles Frohman Inc., formed in 1922.
Managing director of the Famous Players Film Co., formed in 1912.

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