Walter J. Brooks

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Walter J. Brooks (fl. 1880s) was an actor.


While little is known of his life, he is listed as a performer at the Adelphi Theatre, London, in 1881-2, [1], inter alia playing "Earl Rivers" in The Double Rose (17 June, 1882) and "Sir William Hastings" in The Kingmaker (15 April 1882-7 Jun 1882).[2], both plays by J. Wimsett Boulding.[3]

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

He visited South Africa in 1882, as a member of the Mabel Hayes company, inter alia appearing in the Theatre Royal Cape Town.


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.375

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