Quotes by Dion Boucicault

About Dion Boucicault:

Dionysius Lardner Boursiquot was an Irish actor and playwright famed for his melodramas. By the later part of the 19th century, Boucicault had become known on both sides of the Atlantic as one of the most successful actor-playwright-managers then in the English-speaking theatre. The New York Times heralded him in his obituary as "the most conspicuous English dramatist of the 19th century."

Author Bio

  • NameDion Boucicault
  • DescriptionIrish actor and dramatist
  • BornDecember 26, 1820
  • DiedSeptember 18, 1890
  • CountryIreland; United States Of America
  • ProfessionPlaywright; Actor; Author
  • WorksLondon Assurance; The Colleen Bawn