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David Garrick (February 19, 1717 January 20, 1779) was an English actor, dramatist, theatrical producer and theatrical manager, and a friend and pupil of Samuel Johnson. Garrick is considered one of the most influential and popular figures in the history of British theatre.

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Title pages of Garrick's Memoirs by Thomas Davies, 1781.
Garrick by Thomas Gainsborough.
Garrick by Thomas Gainsborough.
Garrick as Benedick in Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, 1770.
Garrick as Hamlet.
Garrick as Macbeth, 1775.
Garrick as Richard III, 1772.
Handbill from Garrick's debut performance at Goodman's Fields as Richard III, 1741.
Garrick as Sir John Brute in Vanbrugh's The Provoked Wife, mid-18th century.
William Hogart's portrait of Garrick as Richard III.
Portrait of Garrick by Angelika Kauffman.
David Garrick between Comedy and Tragedy by Joshua Reynolds.
Garrick as Kitely in Jonson's Every Man in his Humour by Joshua Reynolds.
Garrick by Robert Edge Pine.
Title page of Garrick's Florizel and Perdita, 1758.
William Hogarth's portrait of Garrick and his wife.
Garrick and Susannah Cibber in Thomas Otley's Venice Preserved by Johann Zoffany.
Garrick and Mrs. Pritchard in Macbeth by Johann Zoffany.
Garrick in Vanbrugh's The Provoked Wife by Johann Zoffany.
Garrick in Jonson's The Alchemist by Johann Zoffany.
Title pages of Garrick's Memoirs by Thomas Davies, 1781.
Garrick by Thomas Gainsborough.
Garrick by Thomas Gainsborough.
Garrick as Benedick in Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, 1770.
Garrick as Hamlet.
Garrick as Macbeth, 1775.
Garrick as Richard III, 1772.
Handbill from Garrick's debut performance at Goodman's Fields as Richard III, 1741.
Garrick as Sir John Brute in Vanbrugh's The Provoked Wife, mid-18th century.
William Hogart's portrait of Garrick as Richard III.
Portrait of Garrick by Angelika Kauffman.
David Garrick between Comedy and Tragedy by Joshua Reynolds.
Garrick as Kitely in Jonson's Every Man in his Humour by Joshua Reynolds.
Garrick by Robert Edge Pine.
William Hogarth's portrait of Garrick and his wife.
Garrick and Mrs. Pritchard in Macbeth by Johann Zoffany.
Garrick in Vanbrugh's The Provoked Wife by Johann Zoffany.
Garrick in Jonson's The Alchemist by Johann Zoffany.