Gordon Craig
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Born in Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Born on 16th of January 1872
Died on 29th of July 1966

Born 1872. Died 1966 - English ator, stage designer and director.

Son of Ellen Terry and architect William Godwin. Acted for 8 years then retired. Interest in theatrical design aiming to emphasis actors and make scenery simpler. Settled in Italy (1906). Founded theatrical school in Florence. Greatly influenced scenic design in Europe and USA.

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