Sothern, E. H.

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Sothern, Edward Gender: M
Edward Hugh Sothern
born on 6 December 1859 at 07:00 (= 07:00 AM )
Place New Orleans LA, USA, 29n57, 90w04
Timezone LMT m90w04 (is local mean time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 13°56' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 28°41 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 16°54'


American actor, son of British actor/comedian Edward Askew Sothern. Young Edward was a versatile actor, claiming a repertoire of 125 parts. Although he took on many Shakespearean roles, he was perhaps best known for his portrayal of the hero in romantic dramas, such as The Prisoner of Zenda. He began his professional acting career in New York in 1879, with his father's theatre company. In 1911 he married his frequent leading lady, Julia Marlowe. They retired from the theatre in 1924.

He published his autobiography, "The Melancholy Tale of Me," in 1916. He died on October 28, 1933, in New York City, age 73.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1916 (Autobiography)
  • Relationship : Marriage 1911
  • Work : Retired 1924
  • Death, Cause unspecified 28 October 1933 (in New York City, age 73)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes a newspaper article that

quotes his father’s diary: “Sothern as an Artist; Sketches Made in Boyhood Days before He Thought of Becoming an Actor,” New York Times, January 18, 1903. p. SM8+. …


  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Family : Childhood : Family noted (father noted actor of 19th century)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Travel for work
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer