Fawcett, George

Fawcett, George
   The actor-manager was born in Fairfax County, Virginia and studied law at the University of Virginia before transferring to the Sargent School of Acting. In 1886, he made his New York debut in The Maid and the Moonshiner. In 1890, he acted in support of Tommaso Salvini, and later with Salvini's son Alexander. With Maude Adams, he played in The Little Minister (1897) before founding the Fawcett Stock Company in Baltimore in 1900. In 1912, he toured with Viola Allen, and in 1916, he toured as Long John Silver in Treasure Island. Numerous other fine roles filled out his career before he went to Hollywood in the mid-1910s.

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