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HOLLOWAY, W.J. (1843-1913)

English actor & manager. NĂ© William John Holloway. Born 4 February 1843, London, England. Brother of Charles Holloway (actor). Married Kate Arden (actress), 30 June 1871. Died February 1913, London, England. Father of Cecil Arden (actress), Julia Sydney (actress) and W.E. Holloway (actor), and stepfather of Essie Jenyns (actress).

On stage in Australia and England. Managed own Shakespeare company in Australia and replaced Henry Irving as King Lear in London in 1892.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 244.

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