Ira Frederick (“the African Roscius”) 1804?–67, U.S. actor, primarily in Europe.
Contemporary Examples

Off the job, Aldridge is happily married to Kings of Leon front man Caleb Followill.
Meet the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Girls Amy Zimmerman February 13, 2014

Historical Examples

Mr. Aldridge did not answer, but sat silently looking into the fire.
The International Monthly, Vol. II, No. I Various

I had sat up to let Mr. Aldridge in because the latch was broken.
The Notting Hill Mystery Charles Felix

This is from Aldridge, the private secretary of the Commander-in-chief.
Barrington Charles James Lever

In a little while Aldridge took his leave, and Grey was left alone.
The Weird Sisters, Volume III (of 3) Richard Dowling

“I am sure you may do that,” interrupted Aldridge with respectful emphasis.
The Weird Sisters, Volume III (of 3) Richard Dowling

My father called me in, sir, and Mr. Aldridge gave me some money.
The International Monthly, Vol. II, No. I Various

“No-side,” said Mr. Aldridge, the master who was refereeing.
The Gold Bat P. G. Wodehouse

“I did not know you were so badly off as this,” Mr. Aldridge remarked.
The International Monthly, Vol. II, No. I Various

Draught horses were in most demand at Aldridge’s, St. Martin’s-lane, yesterday, and the sums obtained ranged from 30gs.
Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 148, February 10, 1915 Various


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