George Devine

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London, England, UK
George Devine, the very influential theatrical manager, was born on November 20, 1910 in London to Georgios Devine, who was half-Greek and half-Irish, and the former Ruth Eleanor Cassady, who was Irish-Canadian. He became a member of the famous Oxford University Dramatic Society (OUDS) while reading in history at Oxford, becoming president of OUDS in 1932. He met his future wife, Sophie Devine (aka "Sophie Harris") when OUDS sponsored a production of "Romeo and Juliet", directed by John Gielgud, who had the costumes designed by "The Motley", a London design team that included Sophie and her sister, Margaret. Read more...


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