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YOUNG, Charles (1819-1874)

English actor. Ne Charles Horace Frisbee Young. Born 5 April 1819, Doncaster, Yorkshire, England. Son of Charles Young (actor) and Isabella Frisby. Married (1) Jane Thomson [Mrs Herman Vezin] (actress), 6 June 1845, Launceston, TAS, Australia (div. 1862), (2) Ellen Kirby, 1868, Melbourne, VIC, Australia. Died 29 January 1874, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

On stage in Australia and England from 1840s. Performed comedy and Shakespearean roles supporting GV Brooke, Barry Sullivan and Walter Montgomery.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 195.

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