George Cochrane Hazelton (actor and playwright)


George Cochrane Hazelton (actor and playwright)

George Cochrane Hazelton, actor and playwright, was born January 20, 1868. He performed as an actor with Lawrence Barrett, Edwin Booth, and Madame Modjeska. His first attempt as a playwright was "The Raven" about the life of author Edgar Allan Poe. His next play, "Mistress Nell", was written in 1900 and was a great success. His most well-known play was "The Yellow Jacket", which he co-authored in 1912 with Benrimo. "The Yellow Jacket" was performed around the world by a number of notable actors including Mr. and Mrs. Charles Coburn and Harpo Marx. Hazelton died in New York on June 24, 1921.

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*imdb name|id=0371977|name=George Cochrane Hazelton
* [http://www.nypl.org/research/manuscripts/music/mushazel.xml George Cochrane Hazelton Scores - Music Division of The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts]


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