Educated at Massingham House and North London Collegiate. He also attended Simpson's School, a private institution. He the trained in art at the West London School of Art, the Slade and the Royal Academy. Not very successful financially, he was forced to turn to acting in 1885, continuing in that profession until 1917. In 1892, Weedon collaborated his brother George in publishing The Diary of a Nobody, which expanded on humourous columns they had published earlier in Punch during the preceding three years. Grossmith was also a playwright and produced a number of plays, but it was his acting that was the most successful. His other works include A Commission (1891), A Woman With a History (1896), The Night of the Party (1901) and From Studio to Stage (1913).
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