(1914-15) Stage: He and Ben Greet
were the first directors of the Old Vic Theatre in its premiere season. The company included Dame Sybil Thorndike
who played "Adriana", Nora Nicholson, Ben Greet, Andrew Leigh
, Estelle Stead, Nellie Hutin Britton
, Constance Robertson, Fisher White, William Stack, J. Leslie Frith, John Napper ...
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Canadian-born matinée idol of the 1920's, the son of a reverend. He was a graduate of St. Andrews University and acted on stage from 1897. He moved to London in 1900 and began to make his reputation in Shakespearean roles seven years later. He was also a playwright ( "Carnival" and "The Chinese Bungalow", both of which were filmed) and theatrical manager, having formed his own company with ...