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Roy Redgrave

Actor
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Born Apr 26, 1873
Hometown Kennington
Died May 25, 1922
Nationality British
Other Names George Ellsworthy...

Roy Redgrave was an English stage and silent film actor. Redgrave was the founder of the Redgrave acting family.

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CHILDHOOD

1873 Birth Born George Ellsworthy Redgrave in 122 Kennington Road, Kennington, a district of Lambeth in South London in 1873, he was the eldest son of George Augustus Redgrave (1851–81), a maker of the board game Bagatelle, and Zoe Beatrice Elsworthy (née Pym, later Howard; 1856–1936). … Read More

TWENTIES

1894 21 Years Old His first wife was actress Ellen Maud Pratt, the daughter of prosperous Devon farmer, John Dew Pratt of Buckland Monachorum. Her stage name was Judith Kyrle. They were married in Littleham cum Exmouth, Devon on 1 September 1894. Their careers reached a high point at their joint debut at the Britannia Theatre, Hoxton in April 1900 with Roy billed as "The Dramatic Cock o' the North".
1895 22 Years Old They had three children, John Kyrle born in 1895, Robin Roy (father of Major-General Sir Roy Redgrave) born in 1897 and Nellie Maud born in 1898. … Read More

THIRTIES

1906 33 Years Old They had a son, Victor Redgrave Parrett, born 25 July 1906 in Australia. Carlisle had married Clayton Parrett by special license between 28 October and 10 November 1903, on a Sunday at the cathedral in Cape Town. … Read More
1907 34 Years Old 1 More Event
Ellen remarried Frederick John Nettlefold, a respectable landed gentleman in 1907.
1909 36 Years Old Six months after Michael's birth, Redgrave left for Australia again, this time permanently. William Anderson, a Melbourne producer, had just built the King's Theatre, and needed actors. His name appears in June 1909, when he performed in the play The Bank of England. … Read More
1911 38 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1911, Anderson was ruined financially by an expensive flop, and had to lease away his King's Theatre, and Redgrave turned his attention to the new and burgeoning film industry, under contract to Lincoln-Cass Films.

FORTIES

1916 43 Years Old It was later discovered that Redgrave married Irish widow Mary Leresche in 1916. … Read More
1922 49 Years Old Died on May 25, 1922.
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