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Also Known As: Died: November 23, 1943
Born: March 15, 1891 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Jacksonville, Illinois Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
The Barnstormer (1922) as Director
Joel, a young fellow who's never been to the city, is delighted when a traveling theatre troupe comes to town. So taken is he with the performers that he takes a job as a stagehand in hopes of getting to be an actor. But a robbery during a performance provides Joel with an unexpected challenge.
2.
Smudge (1922) as Director
3.
Gas, Oil and Water (1922) as Director
4.
Alias Julius Caesar (1922) as Director
5.
The Deuce of Spades (1922) as Director
Amos, a Boston beanery owner inherits a restaurant out West and goes out to make his fortune. Unfortunately, the local card sharps take his last dime and show him up for a tenderfoot. So Amos sets out to become a gunslinger.
6.
Two Minutes To Go (1921) as Director
7.
A Midnight Bell (1921) as Director
8.
R. S. V. P. (1921) as Director
Richard Morgan is a starving artist, painting away in the traditional garret. He falls in love with a beautiful artist's model, but loses hope of winning her when it turns out she is wealthy. But Richard's talent helps to save the day.
9.
Scrap Iron (1921) as Director
John Steel is a poor boy with a gentle spirit, but he has a natural gift for fighting. His mother is a strict pacifist, so although he has opportunities to make a career as a boxer, he refuses - until hard times force him to enter the ring despite his mother's pleas.

Cast (feature film)

10.
11.
Tennessee Johnson (1942) as Senator
Biography of Andrew Johnson, who followed Abraham Lincoln into office and became the first U.S. president ever to be impeached.
12.
Married Bachelor (1941) as Man in lounge room
A married gambler has to pose as a bachelor to pay off his debts.
13.
Hurry, Charlie, Hurry (1941) as Photographer
A small-town banker and his wife quarrel over their daughter''''s love life.
14.
A Yank in the R.A.F. (1941) as American executive
A hot shot flyer discovers the hero within when he joins the British Air Force during World War II.
15.
Appointment for Love (1941) as Butler
Charming Andre Cassil woos physician Jane Alexander and the two impulsively get married. The honeymoon ends very quickly when Jane voices her progressive views on marriage which include the two having separate apartments. Andre then tries to make his wife jealous in order to lure her into his bedroom.
16.
The Lady from Cheyenne (1941) as
Fictionalized story of the 1869 adoption of women's suffrage in Wyoming Territory. In the new-founded railroad town of Laraville, Boss Jim Cork hopes to manipulate the sale of town lots to give him control, but Quaker schoolmarm Annie Morgan bags one of the key lots. Cork's lawyer Steve Lewis tries romancing Annie to get the lot back, finding her so overpoweringly liberated she leaves him dizzy. Still, Steve attains his nefarious object...almost...then has cause to deeply regret having aroused the sleeping giant of feminism!
17.
Harvard, Here I Come (1941) as Reporter
18.
A Little Bit of Heaven (1940) as Uncle Wes
19.
Just My Luck (1936) as The secretary
20.
Hollywood Boulevard (1936) as Charlie Smith, the assistant director
21.
Welcome Home (1935) as Andrew Carr
22.
23.
Ticket to a Crime (1934) as Courtney Mallory
24.
By Your Leave (1934) as Leonard Purcell
A bored couple facing middle-age succumbs to wandering eyes.
25.
Ladies Should Listen (1934) as Henri
The switchboard operator in an apartment building falls in love with a businessman who lives in the building, whom she has gotten to know only over the phone. When she discovers that the man's current girlfriend is actually part of a scheme to swindle him out of some mineral rights he owns, she devises a plot to save him and expose the con artists.
26.
The Garden of Eden (1928) as Richard Spanyi
In this silent film, a beautiful singer is adopted by a baroness in disguise.
27.
The Count of Ten (1928) as Johnny McKinney
Boxer Johnny McKinney has come along to the point where he is ready to fight for the championship. His new bride, Betty, asks Johnny for $5,000. Johnny thinks the money is for her, but in reality it is to pay off her brother's gambling debts. In any event, Johnny doesn't have the money, and when his manager refuses to lend it to him, Johnny breaks up with him. Just as the big fight is coming up, Johnny breaks his hand. But in hopes of winning the money his wife needs, Johnny goes into the ring anyway. But surprises await him, inside the ring and out.
28.
Nobody's Widow (1927) as Hon. John Clayton
29.
Getting Gertie's Garter (1927) as Ken Walrick
Attorney Ken Walrick, not quite realizing the difference between a garter and a bracelet, gives Gertie Darling a bejewelled garter with his photograph in miniature attached. But then he must cover his indiscretion by getting the garter back before his fiancee finds out.
30.
The Fire Brigade (1927) as Terry O'Neil
Fireman brothers take on a corrupt politician with a beautiful daughter.
31.
Vanity (1927) as Lloyd Van Courtland
Barbara Fiske, a beautiful girl of social standing, is about to be married to Lloyd Van Courtland. On the eve of their marriage, she foolishly pays a visit to a colorful steamship captain aboard his ship. A killing aboard the vessel threatens to destroy her upcoming marriage as well as her entire future.
32.
The Auction Block (1926) as Bob Wharton
Bob Wharton marries Lorelei Knight, a beauty contest winner. While on their honeymoon, Bob is laughingly abducted by the flirtatious Bernice Lane, who keeps Bob out way past his bedtime (and his rising time, too). Lorelei, having somehow gotten the wrong idea, returns to her North Carolina home alone. But Bob follows, intent on proving his innocence and winning her back. At a charity auction, Bob proves up to the task.
33.
Paris (1926) as Jerry
A wealthy American falls in love with a woman involved with the French underground in Paris.
34.
Sweet Adeline (1926) as Ben Wilson
Ben Wilson, a simple country boy, tries to make a go of it in the big city. He manages with difficulty until chance offers up a job singing in a cafe. His rendition of the song 'Sweet Adeline' brings him great success, especially with a girl named Adeline.
35.
Bright Lights (1925) as Tom Corbin
Tom loves Patsy, but she lives in the city while he is every bit the country bumpkin. When an invention of his sells, he decides to take the money and go to the city. There he will show Patsy that he can be just what he thinks she wants: a city slicker. But Patsy yearns for the simple pleasure of her country boy, Tom, and is shocked at what shows up at her door.
36.
Percy (1925) as Percival Rogeen
Percy Rogeen's father fears his son will never be a man, but only a mama's boy. When a friend of Mr. Rogeen promises to help the boy shape up, the father is delighted. But the help comes in the shape of a bottle, and Percy finds himself drunk aboard a freight car bound for the middle of nowhere. In a border town, Percy gets a job on a plantation and makes a name for himself playing the violin in a cantina. By the time his father arrives to rescue him, Percy is no longer the timid cry-baby of before, but the tough rescuer of the local farmers' land.
37.
Some Pun'kins (1925) as Lem Blossom
38.
Dynamite Smith (1924) as Gladstone Smith
Gladstone Smith, a fearful young reporter, gets on the wrong side of a murderous criminal and flees to Alaska, along with the killer's wife, who is equally frightened of her husband. But the murderer pursues them to the frozen north and Gladstone must overcome his cowardice in order to overcome his nemesis.
39.
The Girl I Loved (1923) as John Middleton
40.
Ponjola (1923) as
41.
The Courtship of Miles Standish (1923) as John Alden
A dramatization of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem 'The Courtship of Miles Standish,' this is the story of the Pilgrims who fled religious persecution in England and came to America aboard the Mayflower. John Alden, after numerous adventures at sea and with Indians on land, is asked by his friend Myles Standish to seek for him the romantic favor of his secret beloved, Priscilla Mullens. But Priscilla has eyes for another--John Alden.
42.
Alias Julius Caesar (1922) as Billy Barnes
43.
The Barnstormer (1922) as Joel, "Utility"
Joel, a young fellow who's never been to the city, is delighted when a traveling theatre troupe comes to town. So taken is he with the performers that he takes a job as a stagehand in hopes of getting to be an actor. But a robbery during a performance provides Joel with an unexpected challenge.
44.
Gas, Oil and Water (1922) as George Oliver Watson
45.
A Tailor Made Man (1922) as John Paul Bart
John Paul Bart is mistaken for the arbitrator in a big steamship labor case when in actuality he is a lowly pants presser. When the truth comes out, he proves that he is not merely an impostor but a young man of promise. He sets out to win legitimately the position he had held by mistake.
46.
Smudge (1922) as Stephen Stanton
47.
The Deuce of Spades (1922) as Amos
Amos, a Boston beanery owner inherits a restaurant out West and goes out to make his fortune. Unfortunately, the local card sharps take his last dime and show him up for a tenderfoot. So Amos sets out to become a gunslinger.
48.
Scrap Iron (1921) as John Steel
John Steel is a poor boy with a gentle spirit, but he has a natural gift for fighting. His mother is a strict pacifist, so although he has opportunities to make a career as a boxer, he refuses - until hard times force him to enter the ring despite his mother's pleas.
49.
The Old Swimmin' Hole (1921) as Ezra
50.
A Midnight Bell (1921) as Martin Tripp
51.
R. S. V. P. (1921) as Richard Morgan
Richard Morgan is a starving artist, painting away in the traditional garret. He falls in love with a beautiful artist's model, but loses hope of winning her when it turns out she is wealthy. But Richard's talent helps to save the day.
52.
Two Minutes To Go (1921) as Chester Burnett
53.
The Village Sleuth (1920) as William Wells
54.
55.
Peaceful Valley (1920) as Hosiah Howe
56.
Nineteen and Phyllis (1920) as Andrew Jackson Cavanaugh
57.
An Old Fashioned Boy (1920) as David Warrington
David Warrington is an old-fashioned boy, not very familiar with modern girls. When the girl of his dreams lets her kiss him, he thinks that seals their betrothal. But when he finds out that she has other ideas, David tries a trickier method of winning her for his bride.
58.
Alarm Clock Andy (1920) as Andrew Gray
59.
Homer Comes Home (1920) as Homer Cavender
60.
Paris Green (1920) as Luther Green
61.
Bill Henry (1919) as Bill Henry Jenkins
Bill Henry Jenkins is a country boy on the lookout for a good career. He faces numerous obstacles, including losing his sales job when his bicycle is lost. A bigtime poker game turns out to be the key to Bill Henry's success.
62.
Crooked Straight (1919) as Ben Trimble
63.
The Sheriff's Son (1919) as Royal Beaudry
64.
The Egg Crate Wallop (1919) as Jim Kelly
A rural youngster uses the strength he has developed handling egg crates in a shipping office to carry him to success in the boxing ring.
65.
Hay Foot, Straw Foot (1919) as Ulysses S. Grant Briggs
Soldier Ulysses S. Grant Briggs is proud of being named after the famed Civil War general and president, and swears to live up to the original Grant's ideals in all ways. But when the girl he loves is endangered, Briggs is forced to choose between rescuing her and keeping faith with military regulations.
66.
The Busher (1919) as Ben Harding
In this silent film, a minor-league baseball player gets his shot at the big leagues.
67.
Greased Lightning (1919) as Andy Fletcher
68.
The Girl Dodger (1919) as Cuthebert Trotman
69.
Red Hot Dollars (1919) as Tod Burke
A young man working in a steel mill falls in love with an old Scotsman's daughter. The young man saves the life of the steel-mill owner and is adopted by him. But then he learns that the Scotsman and the mill owner are mortal enemies.
70.
Staking His Life (1918) as Frank Hamilton
71.
A Nine O'Clock Town (1918) as David Clary
David Clary runs a sleepy little dry-goods store in a sleepy little town. A vamp from the big city shows up, intent on taking Clary for everything he's worth by a combination of seduction and blackmail. But the day is saved by the ingenuity of David's corset model.
72.
His Own Home Town (1918) as Jimmy Duncan
Jimmy Duncan, the son of the well-respected Reverend Duncan, takes over his local newspaper as manager. He takes on the criminal element in town with great vigor, until he realizes that his own father is in league with those devils.
73.
The Hired Man (1918) as Ezry Hollins
Ezry is a hardworking hired man who saves his money carefully in the hopes one day of going to college. But when his girlfriend's brother gets in trouble for bank robbery, Ezry tries to help out by offering his savings in exchange for the stolen funds.
74.
Playing the Game (1918) as Larry Prentiss
75.
The Claws of the Hun (1918) as John Stanton
John Stanton, the son of munitions magnate Godfrey Stanton, is unfairly labeled a draft-dodger and slacker at the time of America's entry into the First World War. But John sees an opportunity to redeem himself when he discovers German espionage agents attempting to sabotage his father's munitions plant.
76.
String Beans (1918) as Toby Watkins
77.
The Law of the North (1918) as Alain de Montcalm
78.
The Family Skeleton (1918) as Billy Bates
79.
The Weaker Sex (1917) as Jack Harding
80.
The Son of His Father (1917) as Gordon Carbhoy
81.
His Mother's Boy (1917) as Matthew Denton
82.
Back of the Man (1917) as Larry Thomas
83.
Sudden Jim (1917) as James Ashe, Jr.
84.
The Millionaire Vagrant (1917) as Steven Du Peyster
85.
The Clodhopper (1917) as Everett Nelson
Everett Nelson is a naive young farmboy. Following unjust treatment on the farm, he runs away to the big city. There he encounters a showman who decides Everett is perfect for the part of a bumpkin in his new play. Everett takes the role and becomes a big star. But there are complications...
86.
The Pinch Hitter (1917) as Joel Parker
87.
Peggy (1916) as Colin Cameron
Peggy, a rambunctious young American girl, goes to Scotland to visit her uncle. Her American ways both shock and eventually delight the people of the old village - especially the handsome young minister.
88.
The Wolf Woman (1916) as Rex Walden
89.
Honor Thy Name (1916) as Rodney Castleton
The pride of his aristocratic Southern family, a young man shatters his family's hopes by marrying a Broadway vamp known as "The Moth." The young man's father then plots to rescue his unwitting son from "The Moth's" clutches, but at great sacrifice.
90.
The Deserter (1916) as Lieutenant Parker
Parker, an Army lieutenant at a Western outpost, falls in love with Barbara Taylor, daughter of his commanding officer. But when Barbara rejects him, Parker fights with another soldier and deserts. An Indian attack gives him a chance to redeem himself.
91.
A Corner in Colleens (1916) as Richard Taylor
92.
Plain Jane (1916) as Mr. "John Sophomore Adams"
93.
The Dividend (1916) as Frank Steele
Wealthy John Steele has a handsome young son, Frank, on whom he pins his hopes. But riches lead Frank not into social standing and duty, but into depravity, drug-addiction, criminal activity, and finally to tragedy.
94.
Home (1916) as Bob Wheaton
95.
The Honorable Algy (1916) as The Honorable Algy
Algy, a British youth of ideals, is sent to America for an arranged marriage with a wealthy heiress. He goes, but reluctantly, for he is actually in love with the daughter of his vicar. The heiress, however, has a surprise in store.
96.
The Cup of Life (1915) as John Ward
97.
The Coward (1915) as Frank Winslow
A Confederate deserter stumbles on the chance to redeem himself.
98.
The Painted Soul (1915) as Barnard
Barnard, a painter, plans an important painting, to be entitled "The Fallen Woman." He searches seemingly without hope for the right model for his masterpiece. Finally he finds a beautiful young prostitute. He rescues her from her legal problems and she poses for him. Irene, the prostitute, falls in love with Barnard and he with her. But she soon recognizes that her past will destroy his future.
99.
The Forbidden Adventure (1915) as Cecil Weatherby
Cecil Weatherby, travelling in the Arabian desert, comes upon a hidden and secret city. There he finds love in the form of a beautiful priestess, Ameera. Their love results in their being condemned to death, but even in the City of Death, love will find a way.

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