Photograph of John Barrymore (uncredited)
Professor Auguste A. Topaze
Prince Christian Rudolph Augustus Kettlar, Duke of Kurland
Don Jose de Marana / Don Juan de Marana
Appeared (Broadway debut) in "Glad of It" on Broadway. Drama. Written by Clyde Fitch
. Savoy Theatre: 28 Dec 1903-Jan 1904 (closing date unknown/32 performances). Cast: Edward Abeles
, Gypsey Alcott, E.H. Barlab, Alice Brittain, Frank Brownlee
, Thomas Burns, Karlene Carman, Edward Collins, Clifford E. Constable, Rosa Cook, J.R. ...
2 Biographical Movies |
14 Print Biographies |
7 Portrayals |
28 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
5' 10" (1.78 m)
Did You Know?
You can't drown yourself in drink. I've tried; you float.
He was, after John Gielgud
, the most acclaimed Hamlet of the 20th century (his realization of the role in London influenced Laurence Olivier
's own later interpretation of Hamlet, in 1937 on stage and in 1948 on film. Ironically, Ethel Barrymore
denounced Olivier's film Hamlet (1948), which brought him an Academy Award as Best Actor). From 1922, when he staged his first Hamlet, until 1975, when
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