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Who are some famous Elizabethan actors?

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Answered 2007-11-27 19:19:47

Famous Elizabethan actors Edward Alleyn (1566 - 1626) Robert Armin (1568 - 1615) Christopher Beeston (1570 - 1638) Richard Burbage (1567 - 1619) Henry Condell (1568 - 1627) Nathan Field (1587 - 1619) John Heminge (1556 - 1630) William Kempe (1560 - 1603) John Lowin (1576 - 1659) William Rowley (1585 - 1642) William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) Joseph Taylor (1586 - 1652)

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