According to the Internet source given below, Charles Hayden Coffin was an English actor and singer known for his performances in Edwardian musical comedies born in Manchester.
he became famous for his role in Dorothy (1886), the longest-running piece of musical theatre at that time. Coffin went on to star in a number of successful musical comedies ranging from A Gaiety Gir
l (1893) to The Quaker Girl
(1910) produced by George Edwardes. At the end of his career he was successful in Shakespearean roles such as Feste in Twelfth Nigh
t (1912), and in musicals, a few films and other works, such as the classic comedy The School for Scandal
As a singer he studied under Edith Abell, Boston and was a member of the Royal Choral Society for three years.
He was featured as the singer of The Soldiers of the King
(1898 - words & music: Leslie Stuart
) which is given in 60 Old-Time Variety Songs
He died in Kensington, London
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||Biography by wikipedia.org.