Arthur Bourchier

Actor, Film actor

1863 – 1927

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Who was Arthur Bourchier?

Arthur Bourchier was an English actor and theatre manager. He married and later divorced the actress Violet Vanbrugh.

Bourchier was noted for roles both in classical drama, particularly Shakespeare, and in contemporary plays, including works by W. S. Gilbert, Anthony Hope, Arthur Wing Pinero and Alfred Sutro. He managed several West End theatres during his career, including the Royalty, the Criterion, the Garrick, His Majesty's and the Strand.

In his later years Bourchier became active in British politics as a member of the Labour Party.

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Born
Jun 22, 1863
Speen
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Nationality
  • England
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Education
  • Eton College
Died
Sep 14, 1927
Johannesburg

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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