Frederick B. Warde (1851-1935)

Frederick Barkham Warde was a well known stage and motion picture actor. Born in England, his debut was in Sunderland, England, in 1867, in "Macbeth." Next, at the Theatre Royal in Glasgow, he appeared in eighty different roles in nine months. Warde made his U.S. debut in 1874 as Marston Pike in "Belle Lamar" at Booth's Theatre in New York and remained Booth's leading man for three years. In 1905 and 1906 he toured with his own company. Warde then retired from the stage, lectured on Shakespeare, and wrote a book entitled "The Fools of Shakespeare." His first film appearance was in Shakespeare's "Richard III" in 1912 and he appeared in films through the mid-1920s. Warde was also the author of "Fifty Years of Make-Believe" (1923).

Date:
1870 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Carte de Visite
Item#:
MES21025
Photographer:
Jose Mora
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1252px
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752px
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