Definition of Kemble, John Philip in English:

Kemble, John Philip

proper noun

  • (1757–1823), English actor-manager, brother of Sarah Siddons. Noted for his performances in Shakespearean tragedy, he was manager of Drury Lane (1788–1803) and Covent Garden (1803–17) theatres. His younger brother Charles Kemble (1775–1854) was also a successful actor-manager.

Pronunciation

Kemble, John Philip

/ˈkɛmb(ə)l/