Dion Boucicault, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Dion Boucicault

Irish actor and dramatist

Date of Birth: 26-Dec-1820

Place of Birth: Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

Date of Death: 18-Sep-1890

Profession: actor, writer, playwright, stage actor

Nationality: Ireland, United States

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Dion Boucicault

  • Dionysius Lardner "Dion" Boucicault (né Boursiquot; 26 December 1820 – 18 September 1890) was an Irish actor and playwright famed for his melodramas.
  • By the later part of the 19th century, Boucicault had become known on both sides of the Atlantic as one of the most successful actor-playwright-managers then in the English-speaking theatre.
  • The New York Times hailed him in his obituary as "the most conspicuous English dramatist of the 19th century."

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