Edward Gordon Craig

Died aged 94

Edward Henry Gordon Craig CH OBE (born Edward Godwin; 16 January 1872 – 29 July 1966), sometimes known as Gordon Craig, was an English modernist theatre practitioner; he worked as an actor, director and scenic designer, as well as developing an influential body of theoretical writings. Craig was the son of actress Dame Ellen Terry. The Gordon Craig Theatre, built in Stevenage (the town of his birth), was named in his honour in 1975.

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Dame Ellen Terry GBE 1847-1928 actress Edward William Godwin 1833-1886 architect-designer Edith Craig 1869-1947 theatre director and suffragette lived here Edward Gordon Craig CH 1872-1966 theatre director, designer and theorist was born here

23 Orchard Road, Stevenage, United Kingdom where they was born (1872)