Lewis Morrison (September 4, 1844 – August 20, 1906) was a
Jamaican-born American stage actor, born Morris W. Morris, who was
best known for his longtime performance as "Mephistopheles" in
"Faust". Morris was of English, Spanish, Jewish, and African
He served in the
Confederate States Army
1 Personal life 2 References 3 Bibliography 4 External links
Personal life He was married first to Anglo-American actress Rose Wood, and by her, was the father of actress Adrienne Morrison; the grandfather of Hollywood film actresses Constance, Barbara and Joan Bennett, and great-grandfather of television talk show host Morton Downey Jr.. His second wife was much younger stage actress Florence Roberts (1871–1927). References
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^ Ira Berlin, Joseph Patrick Reidy, Leslie S. Rowland, FREEDOM: A DOCUMENTARY HISTORY OF EMANCIPATION 1861–1867, SERIES II, THE BLACK MILITARY EXPERIENCE, Cambridge University Press, 1982, p. 310 ^ Bennett, Joan; Lois Kibbee (1970). The Bennett Playbill. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston.
"AN ACTRESS SEEKS A DIVORCE". The New York Times. May 9, 1886.
Google books-Lewis Morrison portrait gallery (NY Public library, Billy Rose collection)
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