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Sir Francis Robert Benson produced all but two of Shakespeare's plays. (And, obviously, he acted in them as well!). A British actor, he founded his own company in 1883 and was knighted by King George V in 1916 after a performance of "Julius Caesar" at Drury Lane Theatre.

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Sir Francis Robert "Frank" Benson

Mini-biography
Born: Nov 4, 1858
Died: unknown
Also in this photo: Sir Francis Robert "Frank" Benson at 58 years old