A notorious (Shakespearean!) king played by a notorious actor-turned-assassin…!

John Wilkes Booth may have assassinated Abraham Lincoln, but prior to that he was a noted Shakespearean actor, who “…framed his King Richard as a very tragic and even sympathetic figure, more so than the character is originally.” http://www.mystatesman.com/news/entertainment/arts-theater/ransom-center-celebrates-shakespeare/npsXK/