Charles Mathews

Charles Mathews (28 June 1776, London – 28 June 1835, Devonport) was an English theatre manager and comic actor,[1] well known during his time for his gift of impersonation and skill at table entertainment. His play At Home, in which he played every character, was the first monopolylogue and the defining work in the genre.

Charles Mathews
Charles Mathews by Rembrandt Peale
Born(1776-06-28)28 June 1776
Died28 June 1835(1835-06-28) (aged 59)
OccupationStage actor, theatre manager
(m. 1797; died 1802)