(Edward Henry) Gordon Craig (1872-1966), Theatre director, designer and wood-engraver, son of Ellen Terry
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Director, stage designer and writer. Craig established a reputation as a leading actor in the 1890s before directing and designing a number of highly acclaimed productions around the turn of the century, including Hamlet for Stanislavsky's Moscow Art Theatre (1912). As a writer on theatrical aesthetics, directorship and acting as well as in his practical ideas for the staging of plays his influence was considerable.