9. Cyril Maude as "Captain Barley" in "Beauty and the Barge."

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The well known actor manager is a very talented player, especially of "old man" parts. A master of clever make-up, and a close student of character, he is a great favourite with the London public. He has also appeared with great success in America, where, singularly enough, he made his first stage appearance, ill health, when young, having caused him to go to Colorado.Married to that charming actress, Miss Winifred Emery, in 1888, he was for many years co-manager of the Haymarket Theatre, opening the playhouse (built by him) in 1907.