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Joseph Jefferson (1829–1905)

Jefferson, Joseph. An American actor; born in Philadelphia, Feb. 20, 1829; died at Palm Beach, FL, April 23, 1905. He came of a long line of dramatists, and was associated with the most famous actors of his time. His play ‘Rip Van Winkle’ delighted thousands. His ‘Autobiography’ was published in 1890. He gave frequent lectures and addresses on the art of the actor.