Booth, Junius Brutus, Jr.


Booth, Junius Brutus, Jr.
(1821-1883)
   The eldest of Junius Brutus Booth's ten children to make a career on stage was born in Charleston, South Carolina, and made his debut in Pittsburgh in 1834. His New York debut was at the Bowery Theatre in 1851. His three wives were Miss DeBar, Harriet Mace, and Agnes Land Perry (see Agnes Booth). On 23 November 1864, he appeared in Julius Caesar with his brothers Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth. After several seasons in California and a management stint at the Boston Theatre, he retired from the stage.

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