George Holland, actor

George Holland (1791–1870) was an English American stage actor, born in London. He discovered the stage during a six weeks long vacation. It was at Astley’s Amphitheatre he made his first appearance and started a 53 year long career. He found work in Liverpool, Dublin and London and arrived on the stage in New York City in 1827. His first appearance in NYC was at the Bowery theater, aka the New York Theater. He acted in “A Day After the Fair,”  a hit and he traveled to many large cities in the USA with the acting troop. His work was always well reviewed and celebrated, but… Read More

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