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Definitions of FORREST, EDWIN
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(1806-1872), born in Philadelphia, made his first appearance on the stage in 1820. After his appearance as " Othello," at the Park Theatre in New York, in 1826, his success was almost uninterrupted. He was most successful in melodramatic plays, and was exceedingly popular as Othello, Richard III., Coriolanus, Lear, Spartacus and Damon. At Philadelphia he collected the largest dramatic library in the United States.
By John Franklin Jameson