LESTER WALLACK [JOHN]
\lˈɛstə wˈɒlak d͡ʒˈɒn], \lˈɛstə wˈɒlak dʒˈɒn], \l_ˈɛ_s_t_ə w_ˈɒ_l_a_k__ dʒ_ˈɒ_n]\
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An American actor and manager, son of James William Wallack, the actor and manager; born in New York, Jan. 1, 1820; died in Stamford, Conn., Sept. 6, 1888. He conducted Wallack's Theatre, New York city, for twenty-four years. He was identified with the American stage for more than forty years; and on his retirement in May 1888, was the recipient of an unequaled dramatic testimonial. He wrote the plays "The Veteran" and "Rosedale". His autobiography, "Memoirs of Fifty Years", was published the year after his death.
By Charles Dudley Warner