Marshall P. Wilder
|Marshall P. Wilder|
Cover of Sphinx September 1904
|Born||September 19, 1859|
Geneva, New York
|Died||January 10, 1915 (age 55) |
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Marshall P. Wilder (September 19, 1859 - January 10, 1915) was a famous actor, humorist and sketch artist who was one of the first persons with a disability (a hunchback dwarf) to become a celebrity on his own terms.
Known as "The Entertainer of Princes and The Prince of Entertainers", he was also an amateur magician. A student of magic, he had many friends in the profession and was a member of the Society of American Magicians (member No. 59).
- ↑ Vaudeville Magicians, Linking Ring, August, 2000
- ↑ Recollections of a Merry Little Life, Marshall P. Wilder, The Magic Cauldron #16 (April 1992)
| This page incorporated content from Marshall P. Wilder,
a page hosted on Wikipedia. Please consult the history of the original page to see a list of its authors. Therefor, this article is also available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License