Thomas Flynn (actor)

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Thomas Flynn (fl. 1834) was an English-born[1] American actor and comedian who, with his wife, was a popular performer at the Bowery Theatre in the mid-1830s.[2] After the Farren Riots he briefly took over management of the Bowery.[1]


  1. ^ a b Rosemarie K. Banks (1997). Theatre Culture in America 1825-1860. Cambridge University Press. 
  2. ^ Whitman, Walt. Prose Works. Philadelphia: David McKay, 1892;, 2000. Volume V, 'November Boughs'; chapter 14, 'The Old Bowery': 'It must have been about 1834 or ’35. A favorite comedian and actress at the Bowery, Thomas Flynn and his wife, were to have a joint benefit...'