Junius Brutus Booth, Jr.

Junius Brutus Booth, Jr.

Born Dec 22, 1821

Junius Brutus Booth, Jr. was an American actor and theatre manager. As a member of the illustrious Booth family of actors, Junius Brutus Booth, Jr. was overshadowed not only by his father Junius, Sr. and brothers Edwin and John Wilkes (the assassin of Abraham Lincoln), but by his wife Agnes, who was a successful actress in her own right.… Read More

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1821 Birth Born on December 22, 1821.


1864 42 Years Old Booth managed the Boston Theatre, Walnut Street Theatre, Winter Garden Theatre, and Booth's Theatre where his brother Edwin was the star attraction. Though a relatively undistinguished actor, Junius, Jr. was highly regarded for his performances as King John and Cassius in Julius Caesar, which he performed with Edwin as Brutus and John Wilkes as Mark Antony in 1864. … Read More
1867 45 Years Old He married Agnes Land Perry in 1867.


1881 59 Years Old He retired in 1881 to Masconomo House in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts, where he died on September 17, 1883.


1883 62 Years Old Died on September 16, 1883.
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