The following biography is reprinted from A Dictionary of the Drama. W. Davenport Adams. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1904.
English actor Henry Condell died in 1627. He was in the original casts of Every Man in his Humour (1598), Every Man out of his Humour (1599), Sejanus (1603), The Malcontent (1604), Volpone (1605), The Alchemist (1610), Catiline (1611), and All is True (1613). He also enacted the Cardinal in The Duchess of Malfi. In 1599 he became a sharer in the profits both of the Globe and of the Blackfriars Theatres. He retired from the stage in 1623, in which year he and his brother-player, J. Heming, prepared and published the First Folio of the plays of their friend and colleague, William Shakespeare.
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