J.B. Howe () was an actor and playwright.
Often referred to as "Jabey" by friends and acquaintances.
As playwright, his written works include The British Slave, or Seven Years of a Soldier's Life (), Scarlet Dick and the Road and its Riders, Woman's Worth (a drama in two acts, licenced 28 September 1863),
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
He came to South Africa as a member of the Disney Roebuck company in the 1870s.
Performances in South Africa included
H. Philip Bolton. 2000. Women Writers Dramatized: A Calendar of Performances from Narrative Works Published in English to 1900 A&C Black: P. 347
Israel Zangwill. 2019. Without Prejudice Good Press
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