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Joseph Jefferson (I) (1829–1905)

Joseph Jefferson was born on February 20, 1829 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Rip Van Winkle (1921), Rip Van Winkle (1914) and The Shadows of a Great City (1915). He was married to Margaret Clements Lockyer and Sarah Warren. He died on April 23, 1905 in Palm Beach, Florida, USA. See full bio »

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 1903/I Rip Van Winkle (Short)
Rip Van Winkle (uncredited)
 1896 Awakening of Rip (Short)
Rip Van Winkle (uncredited)
 1896 Exit of Rip and the Dwarf (Short)
Rip Van Winkle (uncredited)
 1896 Rip's Toast (Short)
Rip Van Winkle (uncredited)
 1896 Rip's Toast to Hudson (Short)
Rip Van Winkle (uncredited)
 1896 Rip's Twenty Years' Sleep (Short)
Rip Van Winkle (uncredited)
 1896 Rip Leaving Sleepy Hollow (Short)
Rip Van Winkle (uncredited)
 1896 Rip Meeting the Dwarf (Short)
Rip Van Winkle (uncredited)
 1896 Rip Passing Over the Mountain (Short)
Rip Van Winkle (uncredited)
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 1921 Rip Van Winkle (play)
 1914/I Rip Van Winkle (play)
 1903/I Rip Van Winkle (Short) (play - uncredited)

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Playwright: "Rip Van Winkle" (filmed as Rip Van Winkle (1921))

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Joseph Jefferson III

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Father of actors William Jefferson,Thomas Jefferson and stage actor/manager Charles B. Jefferson. His daughter Margaret Jefferson married the novelist B.L. Farjeon and they begat the writer Joseph Jefferson Farjeon. See more »

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