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1955 Press Photo Otis Skinner American Stage & Film Actor - RSC39893

$12.33
AdID: 699162

Availability: In stock

Part Number: RSC39893

Height: 10

Width: 8

Source: Rogers

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This is an original press photo. The late Otis Skinner, who originated the role of Hajj, as he appeared in the Broadway production of 1911.

Otis Skinner (June 28, 1858, Cambridge, Massachusetts - January 4, 1942, New York City) was an American actor. He was the son of a Universalist minister; his brother, Charles Montgomery Skinner, was a noted journalist and critic in New York. Skinner was educated in Hartford, Connecticut, with an eye towards a career in commerce. A visit to the theater left him stage-struck. He secured his father's blessing for a theatrical career, and his father not only approved but also obtained from P. T. Barnum an introduction to William Pleater Davidge. Davidge employed him at eight dollars a week, and Skinner's career was launched. In the latter half of the 1870s, he played various bit roles in stock companies, and alongside stars such as John Edward McCullough. (Wikipedia)Photo measures 8 x 10inches. Photo is dated 11-11-1955.