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John Baldwin Buckstone (1802-1879) English comic actor and playwright born at Hoxton, London. Made his first London appearance on 30 January 1823 at the Surrey Theatre in 'Fortunes of Nigel' based on the historical novel by Walter Scott first published in 1822. As a playwright, he wrote mainly melodramas and farces. Engraving from 'The Illustrated News of the World' (London, c1860).

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John Baldwin Buckstone (1802-1879) English comic actor and playwright born at Hoxton, London.  Made his first London appearance on 30 January 1823 at the Surrey Theatre in 'Fortunes of Nigel' based on the historical novel by Walter Scott first published in 1822.  As a playwright, he wrote mainly melodramas and farces.  Engraving from 'The Illustrated News of the World' (London, c1860).