Charles Fisher (actor)
Charles Fisher (1816 – June 11, 1891) was an Anglo-American comedian.
He was born in Suffolk England, of a theatrical family. He made his debut in London at the Prince's Theatre in 1844. He moved to the United States and soon joined the company of William E. Burton of which he was a part for nine years (1852–61). He then performed in the company of Wallack (1861–72) and Daly (1872–90). He retired in 1890. Fisher died at his home in New York City on June 11, 1891, after a period of illness. He was survived by his second wife, the actress Josephine Bowen.
- "Fisher, Charles. A comedian". New International Encyclopedia. 1905. This work in turn cites:
- Hutton, in Famous American Actors of To-Day, edited by McKay and Wingate (New York, 1896)