Faversham, William


Faversham, William
(1868-1940)
   Born and educated in England, the actor made his New York debut in 1887 at Union Square Theatre. He joined the Empire Theatre company and played Romeo to Maude Adams, then made his debut as a star in 1902. Best known for his leading role in The Squaw Man (1905), he also toured extensively in Shakespeare and was long regarded as a matinee idol.

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