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Also Known As: Died: January 3, 1933
Born: August 18, 1896 Cause of Death: neutritis
Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, CA Profession: actor, director

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Jack Pickford was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1917, he had the title role in the silent film "Tom Sawyer," directed by William Desmond Taylor. In his early acting career, Pickford appeared in such films as "The Ghost House" (1917), "Huck and Tom" (1918) and "The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come" (1920). He also appeared in "The Man Who Had Everything" (1920). In the twenties, Pickford devoted his time to various credits, such as "Just Out of College" (1921), "Little Lord Fauntleroy" (1921) and "Through the Back Door" (1921). He also worked on "Hollywood" (1923). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in "The Hill Billy" (1924), "Brown of Harvard" (1926) and "Exit Smiling" (1926). Pickford last acted in the Andre DeBeranger adaptation "The Bat" (1926). Pickford was married to Marilyn Miller. Pickford passed away in January 1933 at the age of 37.

Jack Pickford was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1917, he had the title role in the silent film "Tom Sawyer," directed by William Desmond Taylor. In his early acting career, Pickford appeared in such films as "The Ghost House" (1917), "Huck and Tom" (1918) and "The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come" (1920). He also appeared in "The Man Who Had Everything" (1920). In the twenties, Pickford devoted his time to various credits, such as "Just Out of College" (1921), "Little Lord Fauntleroy" (1921) and "Through the Back Door" (1921). He also worked on "Hollywood" (1923). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in "The Hill Billy" (1924), "Brown of Harvard" (1926) and "Exit Smiling" (1926). Pickford last acted in the Andre DeBeranger adaptation "The Bat" (1926). Pickford was married to Marilyn Miller. Pickford passed away in January 1933 at the age of 37.

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DIRECTOR:

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  Through the Back Door (1921) Director
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  Little Lord Fauntleroy (1921) Director

CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Gang War (1928) Clyde Baxter
2.
 The Bat (1926) Brooks Bailey
3.
 Exit Smiling (1926) Jimmy Marsh
4.
 Brown of Harvard (1926) Jim Doolittle
5.
 The Goose Woman (1925) Gerald Holmes
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 Waking Up the Town (1925) Jack Joyce
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 My Son (1925) Tony, her son
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 The Hill Billy (1924) Jed McCoy
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 Hollywood (1923)
10.
 Garrison's Finish (1923) Billy Garrison
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1917:
Had the title role in the silent film "Tom Sawyer," directed by William Desmond Taylor
1926:
Teamed with Beatrice Lillie in "Exit Smiling"
2000:
Subject of documentary "In Mary's Shadow: The Story of Jack Pickford"

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wife:
Olive Thomas. Actor. Married from 1917 until her death in 1920.
wife:
Marilyn Miller. Actor, singer, dancer. Married in 1922; divorced in 1927.
wife:
Mary Mulhern. Actor. Married in 1930; divorced in 1932.

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