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Edwin Forrest
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Daguerreotype of Forrest by Mathew Brady
Born (1806-03-09)March 9, 1806
Died December 12, 1872(1872-12-12) (aged 66)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Occupation Actor
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Edwin Forrest (March 9, 1806 – December 12, 1872) was a prominent nineteenth-century American Shakespearean actor. His feud with the British actor William Macready was the cause of the deadly Astor Place Riot of 1849.

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