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COULDOCK, Charles Walter, actor, born in Long Acre, London, England, 26 April, 1815. He received an academic education, and chose the stage as a profession. He made his first appearance as Othello at Sadler's Wells theatre in 1835, and was successful. After this he acted with Charles Kean, Ellen Tree, Fanny Kemble, Mrs. Fitzwilliam, and W. C. Macready, with whom he became a favorite. He came to the United States in 1849, and, at his farewell performance in England, played Macduff to Macready's Macbeth. His first appearance in this country was at the Broadway theatre. He subsequently supported Charlotte Cushman, and was successful as Jacques in "As You Like it," and as Luke Fielding in "The Willow Copse." After again supporting Macready in England, he returned to this country, and in 1878-'9 played with John E. Owens in " Cricket on the Hearth," and afterward in society dramas. His rendition of Dunstan Kirke in "Hazel Kirke," at the Madison Square theatre, was especially powerful. Mr. Couldock has a fine voice, and his style of acting is both forcible and sympathetic.
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