Holland, Edmund Milton

Holland, Edmund Milton
   A son of actor George Holland (1791-1870), E. M. Holland began acting at age seven. From 1867 to 1879, he was a member of Lester Wallack's* company. After a London engagement, he joined the Madison Square Theatre company in 1883 and performed there until 1890. One of his great roles was Captain Redwood in Jim, the Penman (1892). He played Fag in the famous 1896 all-star revival of The Rivals, as well as an impressive list of roles in New York and on tour.
   See also child performers.

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