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Kean

 (kēn), Edmund 1789?-1833.
British actor known for his portrayals of Shakespeare's great tragic characters.

Kean

(kiːn)
n
(Biography) Edmund. ?1789–1833, English actor, noted for his Shakespearean roles

Kean

(kin)

n.
Edmund, 1787–1833, English actor.
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Edmund Kean the elder, of the Royal Haymarket Theatre,
Annals of the English Stage, from Thomas Betterton to Edmund Kean.
These Annals of the English Stage, from Thomas Betterton to Edmund [74] Kean, are full of the colours of life in their most emphatic and motley contrasts, as is natural in proportion as the stage itself concentrates and artificially intensifies the character and conditions of ordinary life.
Noticeable again, among the whole-plate portraits, is the thoroughly reassuring countenance of Steele, the singularly fine heads of John, Charles, and Fanny Kemble, while the certainly plain, pinched countenance of William Davenant reminds one of Charles Kean, and might well have lighted up, as did his, when the soul came into it, into power and charm, as the speaking eyes assure us even in its repose.
Kean and her lame boy have the back parlor, and Jenny the little bedroom next Miss Mills.
Yes, that 's little Jane," returned Polly, adding, when she had passed, with a nod and a friendly "Don't get tired, Jenny," "we help one another at our house, and every fine morning Jenny takes Johnny Kean out when she goes for her own walk.
Recognising the importance of prevention and wishing to contribute to sensitizing and educating the public, KEAN hosts on its orange-juice packaging for the coming months the famous pink ribbon, sending a strong message to thousands of consumers.
David Kean, 46, used dating sites such as Plenty of Fish to meet women and lure them into relationships before stealing from them.
Around five months ago Eric Kean and Kirsten Dickey launched Avizr.
Kean earned her third straight Super Team selection after medaling in two events at the Division 1 state championships.
Ryan Kean made a dash to his Mercedes getaway car when he realised he had been spotted by police near a property he had broken into.