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DYOTT, John, actor, born in England in 1812; died in New Rochelle, New York, 22 November 1876. He early became a favorite at the Theatre royal, York, England, and made his first appearance in this country on 2 September 1844, at the Park theatre, New York, playing Iago to the Othello of James R. Anderson, another English actor. For the next quarter of a century he did good work as leading man, chiefly in New York City, appearing there at the old Chambers Street theatre, the Broadway theatre, and Wallack's theatre in Broome Street. He was a fair Shakespearean scholar, and was known as a correct reader. Among his best remembered parts are Iago and Sir Giles Overreach. About 1866 he retired from the stage and assisted his brother in editing a newspaper at New Rochelle, New York, succeeding to the chief editorship on the death of the latter. His wife was at one time a member of the: Wallack theatre company.
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