Frank Mayo (1839-1896)

When Frank Mayo became an actor, he dropped his family name, McGuire. He debuted in San Francisco as the Waiter in "Raising the Wind" at the Adelphi Theatre. Mayo was expelled from the company by Junius Brutus Booth, Jr. In 1863 he returned to that company as leading man. Mayo made his East Coast debut in 1865 as Badger in "The Streets of New York." His first performance in New York was as Ferdinand in "The Tempest" in 1866. Mayo is most closely associated with American character parts such as Davy Crockett and Puddn'head Wilson.

Date:
1878 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Carte de Visite
Item#:
MES18195
Photographer:
William S. Warren (Boston)
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1244px
Width:
745px
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