from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Burbage, Richard 1567?-1619. English actor and theater manager. The foremost tragedian of his day, he was the first to play the title roles in Shakespeare's Hamlet, King Lear, Othello, and Richard III.
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- n. English actor who was the first to play the leading role in several of Shakespeare's tragedies (1567-1619)
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