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Junius Brutus Booth Jr.
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Historical Figure
Nationality: United States
Date of Birth: 1821
Date of Death: 1883
Cause of Death: Natural causes
Religion:
Occupation:
Parents: Junius Brutus (father);
Mary Ann Holmes (mother)
Spouse: Agnes Land
Relatives: John Wilkes and Edwin (brothers)
Fictional Appearances:
Southern Victory
POD: September 10, 1862
Appearance(s): How Few Remain;
Breakthroughs
Type of Appearance: Contemporary reference (HFR),
Posthumous reference (B)

Junius Brutus Booth Jr. (December 22, 1821 – September 16, 1883) was a popular American stage actor, a member of the famous Booth family. However, his achievements are often overshadowed by his relationship with his younger brother John Wilkes Booth, the assassin of President Abraham Lincoln.

Junius Brutus Booth Jr. in Southern Victory[]

Junius Brutus Booth Jr. was a popular actor during the 19th century. After the War of Secession, Booth toured the United States and Confederate States with his younger brothers, John and Edwin. They became very popular in both countries.

On April 22, 1882, the day that the Second Mexican War ended, Samuel Clemens began to prepare an editorial for The San Francisco Morning Call, and discovered he had a case of writer's block. He likened it to an instance of veteran actors like the Booth brothers suddenly struck with stage fright.

By the early 20th Century, Booth and his brothers were still remembered as the greatest stage actors of all time.[1]

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References[]

  1. Breakthroughs, pg. 247 Paperback.
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