Francis Aickin (died 1805), was an Irish actor, who worked at the Edinburgh Theatre in Scotland, and the between 1765 and 1792 in theatres in the West End of London. Francis Aickin first appeared in London in 1765 as Dick Amlet in John Vanbrugh's The Confederacy at Drury Lane. He acted there, and at Covent Garden, until 1792. His repertory consisted of over eighty characters, and among his best parts were the Ghost in Hamlet and Jaques in As You Like It. His success in impassioned declamatory roles obtained for him the nickname of "Tyrant".

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  • Francis Aickin (died 1805), was an Irish actor, who worked at the Edinburgh Theatre in Scotland, and the between 1765 and 1792 in theatres in the West End of London. Francis Aickin first appeared in London in 1765 as Dick Amlet in John Vanbrugh's The Confederacy at Drury Lane. He acted there, and at Covent Garden, until 1792. His repertory consisted of over eighty characters, and among his best parts were the Ghost in Hamlet and Jaques in As You Like It. His success in impassioned declamatory roles obtained for him the nickname of "Tyrant". (en)
  • Francis Aickin (morto em 1805) foi um ator irlandês, surgiu pela primeira vez em Londres, em 1765, como Dick Amlet na peça de John Vanbrugh, The Confederacy at Drury Lane. Atuou lá, e em Covent Garden, até 1792. Seu repertório consistia em torno de oitenta personagens, entre os seus melhores papéis estão: o Fantasma, em Hamlet, e Jaques, em As You Like It. Seu sucesso, em papéis declamatórios apaixonados, deu-lhe o apelido de "tirano". Seu irmão mais novo James Aickin (morto em 1803) atuava em papéis principais de comédias e tragédias no teatro de Edimburgo, quando ofendeu seu público, ao protestar contra a demissão de um companheiro ator. Foi então para Londres, e de 1767 a 1800 foi membro da Companhia Drury Lane e, por alguns anos, um vice-gerente. Discutiu com John Philip Kemble, com quem, em 1792, lutou um duelo sangrento. (pt)
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  • Francis Aickin (died 1805), was an Irish actor, who worked at the Edinburgh Theatre in Scotland, and the between 1765 and 1792 in theatres in the West End of London. Francis Aickin first appeared in London in 1765 as Dick Amlet in John Vanbrugh's The Confederacy at Drury Lane. He acted there, and at Covent Garden, until 1792. His repertory consisted of over eighty characters, and among his best parts were the Ghost in Hamlet and Jaques in As You Like It. His success in impassioned declamatory roles obtained for him the nickname of "Tyrant". (en)
  • Francis Aickin (morto em 1805) foi um ator irlandês, surgiu pela primeira vez em Londres, em 1765, como Dick Amlet na peça de John Vanbrugh, The Confederacy at Drury Lane. Atuou lá, e em Covent Garden, até 1792. Seu repertório consistia em torno de oitenta personagens, entre os seus melhores papéis estão: o Fantasma, em Hamlet, e Jaques, em As You Like It. Seu sucesso, em papéis declamatórios apaixonados, deu-lhe o apelido de "tirano". (pt)
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