Edwin Booth is considered one of the greatest American stage actors of all time, following in his family's footsteps. He's known especially for his performances as Shakespeare's sorrowful Prince Hamlet. He'd certainly be remembered in theatrical and historical circles for his performances, but we know him better now because his brother, actor John Wilkes Booth, assassinated President Abraham Lincoln. Edwin was on the outs with his brother, and no radical, but still went into a self-imposed seclusion for months after the incident. He eventually returned to the stage and later, coincidentally and unknowingly, saved the life of Robert Todd Lincoln, the president's son. The father of Edwin and John was Junius Brutus Booth, named for the assassin of Julius Caeser. The guy who wrecked the Audi R8 GT probably didn't know all this, but E30Fernando clearly knows his Shakespeare.
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