Herbert Beerbohm Tree
Person Male Born 17/12/1852 Died 2/7/1917
Actor and theatre manager. Born at 2 Pembridge Villas. Max Beerbohm was his half-brother and cousin. Founded Her Majesty's Theatre in 1897 and ran it until his death. Founded the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in 1904. Married but fathered a number of illegitimate children including, with May Pinney Reed, the film director Carol Reed and the father of actor Oliver Reed. Died at a nursing home at 15 Henrietta Street, Marylebone.