Tree, Sir Herbert (Draper) Beerbohm

(17 dic. 1853, Londres, Inglaterra–2 jul. 1917, Londres).

Actor-empresario británico. En 1878 debutó en la escena londinense y se hizo conocido como un actor romántico con talento para la comedia y los papeles de carácter. Fue reconocido por su actuación en The Private Secretary (1884). Posteriormente, asumió como director del teatro Haymarket (1887–97), donde dirigió y actuó en fastuosas producciones shakesperianas; como actor empresario del teatro Her Majesty's (1897–1915) continuó con el mismo estilo. Produjo notables versiones teatrales de las obras de Charles Dickens, y en 1904 fundó la Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

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  • Tree, Sir Herbert (Draper) Beerbohm — born Dec. 17, 1853, London, Eng. died July 2, 1917, London British actor manager. A romantic actor with a gift for character roles and comedy, he made his London debut in 1878 and won favourable notice in The Private Secretary (1884). As manager… …   Universalium

  • Tree — /tree/, n. Sir Herbert Beerbohm /bear bohm/, (Herbert Beerbohm), 1853 1917, English actor and theater manager; brother of Max Beerbohm. * * * I Woody perennial plant. Most trees have a single self supporting trunk containing woody tissues, and in …   Universalium

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  • tree — treelike, adj. /tree/, n., v., treed, treeing. n. 1. a plant having a permanently woody main stem or trunk, ordinarily growing to a considerable height, and usually developing branches at some distance from the ground. 2. any of various shrubs,… …   Universalium

  • draper — /dray peuhr/, n. Brit. 1. a dealer in cloth; a retail merchant or clerk who sells piece goods. 2. a retail merchant or clerk who sells clothing and dry goods. [1325 75; ME < AF; OF drapier, equiv. to drap cloth + ier IER2; see ER2] * * * (as used …   Universalium

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  • Herbert Beerbohm Tree — Tree im Alter …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tree — biographical name Sir Herbert (Draper) Beerbohm 1853 1917 English actor manager …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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