|ACTOR, STAGE MANAGER, PLAYWRIGHT (ENGLAND)|
BORN 1830, London - DIED 28 Sep 1908|
GRAVE LOCATION London: Brompton Cemetery, Old Brompton Road, West Brompton (7)
Robert Soutar started out as a journalist but soon moved to acting.
He worked at the Brighton Theatre before he moved to the Olympic
theatre in London in 1863. In 1867 he married the actress Nellie
Farren and they had two children who both became actors.|
In 1868 he joined the Gaiety theatre together with his wife. He worked there as a stage manager, writer and actor for about ten years. By 1890 he was the stage manager of the Adelphi Theatre but he continued his acting career as well.
He died in 1908 and was buried in Brompton Cemetery beside his wife who had died in 1904.
Wife: Farren, Ellen