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date: 29 September 2020

Gilpin, Charles 

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The Companion to Theatre and Performance

(1878–1930)*African-American actor who originated the title role of *O'Neill's The Emperor Jones (1920). A founding member of the Pekin Company and the Lafayette Players, to sustain his career he took a series of ordinary jobs. He came to attention on Broadway as the minister in ... ...

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