F.J. Blackman

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F.J. Blackman (fl. 1900) was an actor.


He is named as a performer in The Dollar Princess (Grunbaum/Hood) when produced at Daly's Theatre, New York, on 25 September, 1909.[1]

Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

He is mentioned as a member of the Gaiety Company under the management of the Wheeler Brothers when it did a second run of The Merry Widow' (Lehar) at the Cape Town Opera House at the start of 1909. He apparently replaced Frank Wheeler in the role of "Prince Danilo".



D.C. Boonzaier, 1923. "My playgoing days – 30 years in the history of the Cape Town stage", in SA Review, 9 March and 24 August 1923. (Reprinted in Bosman 1980: pp. 374-439.)

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1916. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: p. 430

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