Drake, Alfred

Drake, Alfred

Drake, Alfred, 1914-92, American singer, actor, and director, b. New York City, originally named Alfred Capurro. Drake first appeared on stage in 1935 in The Mikado. The Broadway production of Oklahoma! (1943) brought him stardom, followed by leading roles in Kiss Me Kate (1948) and Kismet (1953). In 1964 he played the king in John Gielgud's production of Hamlet, and in 1973 he appeared in the musical Gigi, both on Broadway.
Drake may refer to:


  • A male duck
  • An archaic word for dragon (from Old English draca)
  • One of a range of artificial bait used in fly fishing


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  • Aubrey Graham (born 1986), stage name "Drake", a Canadian actor and rapper

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  • X Drake, a character from One Piece

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