Reuben Francis Carl Castang , circus animal trainer,author in United States
Born 1879-02-26 in United Kingdom
dead 1957-12-07 in United States
, son of animal trader Harry Castang .
Reuben Castang was an internationally acclaimed British wild animal trainer who became famous for his chimpanzees. Reuben came from a family of animal traders and handlers. His grandfather, Philip Castang,
was the first superintendent of the Royal Surrey Zoological Gardens and owner of a menagerie in Tottenham Court, London. His great-great uncle was Joshua Brooks F.R.S. (1761-1833), the renowned anatomist and naturalist, who treated the famous elephant at Cross’s menagerie in Exeter Change, Strand, London. His father, Harry Castang,
was an animal dealer based at Ship Tavern Passage, Leadenhall Market. Harry Castang
was also a partner of the famous Firma Carl Hagenbeck
in Hamburg, Germany.
Reuben Castang was born on February 26, 1879 in Dalston, London, England as Reuben Francis Carl Castang. He was an actor, known for No Monkey Business (1935). He died on December 7, 1957 in Orange, California, USA.
Reuben Castang Born: 1879-02-26
Father:Harry CastangBorn: ?