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Weedon Grossmith

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Weedon Grossmith was an English writer, painter, actor and playwright of the Victorian era. Although he trained as a painter, he was more successful on stage. He collaborated with his brother George, one of the most successful light comedy actors of the time, in writing The Diary of a Nobody and contributed all the pen-and-ink illustrations for it. He died in 1919 at the age of 65.