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Also Known As: Died: July 1, 1940
Born: September 17, 1874 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
When Comedy Was King (1960) as
A compilation of funny moments from the top comedians of the silent era.
2.
The Golden Age of Comedy (1958) as
A compilation of clips from the great comedians of the silent era.
3.
4.
Saps at Sea (1940) as Plumber
Two factory workers accidentally set sail with an escaped killer.
5.
Hollywood Cavalcade (1939) as Bartender
Michael Linnett Connors takes Molly Adair from Broadway understudy to 1913 Hollywood star. Although she is in love with him, she marries her co-star reckoning wrongly Connors thinks of her only in terms of movies. He fires her in pique, apparently terminally damaging his career.
6.
Law of the Wild, The (1934)
Rex, a wild stallion, and Rinty, a police dog, are pals. Their master , John Sheldon, is framed for murder, and Alice Ingram plans to race Rex for money to pay for John's legal defense. Meantime, Frank Nolan, who has falsely accused John, sets out to steal Rex for himself.
7.
Million Dollar Legs (1932) as Mysterious man
The government officials of Klopstokia, where everyone has outstanding athletic abilities, decide to enter their country in the Olympic Games.
8.
Make Me a Star (1932) as Ben
A grocery clerk goes to Hollywood in search of fame and fortune.
9.
Ambassador Bill (1931) as The butcher
An American ambassador arrives in a small country that is being convulsed by political intrigue and civil unrest. He befriends the young boy who is to be the country's king, to ensure that the boy is prepared to take on the role and also to see that he lives long enough to assume the crown.
10.
Cracked Nuts (1931) as Pilot
Friendly idiots become rivals in a mythical kingdom's revolution.
11.
Swing High (1930) as Bartender
12.
The Love Parade (1930) as Cross-Eyed Lackey
A count finds his marriage to a queen less than satisfying.
13.
The Show of Shows (1929) as Waiter
Warner Bros. stars perform a series of musical and dramatic sketches.
14.
The Wife's Relations (1928) as Rodney St. Clair
15.
The College Hero (1927) as The Janitor
16.
Steel Preferred (1926) as Bartender
17.
Hogan's Alley (1925) as A stranger
18.
Hollywood (1923) as
Angela comes to Hollywood with only two things: Her dream to become a movie star, and Grandpa. She leaves an Aunt, a brother, Grandma, and her longtime boyfriend back in Centerville. Despite seeing major movie stars around every corner, and knocking on every casting office door in town, at the end of her first day she is still unemployed. To her horror, when she arrives back at their hotel, she finds that Grandpa has been cast in a movie by William DeMille and quickly becomes a star during the ensuing weeks. Her family, worried that Angela and Grandpa are getting into trouble, come to Hollywood to drag them back home. In short order Aunt, Grandma, brother, boyfriend and even the parrot become superstars, but Angela is still unemployed...
19.
The Shriek of Araby (1923) as A bill poster
An employee in a theater showing Valentino's "The Shiek" daydreams about himself playing Valentino's role.
20.
The Bull-Dogger (1922) as
21.
A Small Town Idol (1921) as Sam Smith [Samuel X. Smythe]
A young man in a small town is accused of being a thief. Unable to prove his innocence, he leaves town and goes to Hollywood to become an actor.
22.
Home Talent (1921) as
23.
Married Life (1920) as Rodney St. Clair
24.
Down on the Farm (1920) as Her husband
When The Sportive Banker comes to collect the mortgage from The Girl's Father, he proposes that The Girl could be bartered for the payment. However, The Girl is in love with The Rustic Sweetheart, and to foil The Sportive Banker's plans, she forges a letter purporting that she has been compromised by The Man of Mystery.
25.
Yankee Doodle in Berlin (1919) as A guardsman
A U.S. spy infiltrates the German Army disguised as a woman.
26.
27.
Charlie Chaplin's Burlesque on "Carmen" (1916) as Remendado
This is a parody of two "Carmen"s, Bizet's opera and a movie (1915) starring Geraldine Farrar. Smugglers come ashore. Their leader sends the gypsy Carmen to lure Don Jose (called Darn Hosiery) away so they can get the contraband to town. There are grand swordfights, deaths, returns to life.
28.
He Did and He Didn't (1916)
In this silent short, when a doctor eats too much, he dreams that his wife is unfaithful.
29.
The Essanay-Chaplin Revue of 1916 (1916) as The Property Man
31.
33.
34.
Oh, What Lungs! (1908) as

Music (feature film)

36.
Slave Girl (1947) as Music Supervisor

Cast (short)

37.
Cinema Circus (1937)
In this short film, various celebrities take part in a circus performance.
38.
Starlit Days at the Lido (1935)
Some of Hollywood's biggest starts are entertained by singing, dancing, acrobatics, and impressions in this short film.
39.
Our Wife (1931)
A man tries to help his best friend elope in this comedic short film.
40.
The Pride Of Pikeville (1927)
An unlikely Lothario finds himself pursued by many beautiful ladies in this silent short film.
41.
Broke in China (1927)
In this short film, two American sailors have a life-changing experience in a Chinese casino.
42.
A Harem Knight (1926)
A harem girl is rescued by a U. S. Navy officer in this silent short film.
43.
Ten Dollars or Ten Days (1924)
Two employees at a department store are charged with a robbery and potential murder in this silent short comedy.
44.
The Daredevil (1923)
In this short film, a hapless actor ends up in film doing stunts perfectly... all by accident.
45.
Bright Eyes (1922)
In this short film, a family of social climbers interfere with the daughters marriage and conflict between love and greed commences.
46.
A Clever Dummy (1917)
Comedy ensues when a mechanical robot is mistaken for a janitor in this silent short film.

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