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Also Known As: Died: August 11, 1943
Born: August 11, 1867 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Marietta, Ohio, USA Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Fatherhood (1915) as Director
2.
Buckshot John (1915) as Director
3.
Help Wanted (1915) as Director
4.
Pretty Mrs. Smith (1915) as Director
5.
Nearly a Lady (1915) as Director
6.
John Barleycorn (1914) as Director
7.
Burning Daylight (1914) as Director
8.
An Odyssey of the North (1914) as Director
9.
The Country Mouse (1914) as Director
10.
The Pursuit of the Phantom (1914) as Director
11.
Martin Eden (1914) as Director
13.
The Chechako (1914) as Director
14.
The Valley of the Moon (1914) as Director
16.
The Sea Wolf (1913) as Director

Cast (feature film)

18.
The Gay Sisters (1942) as Clergyman
A New York aristocrat marries for the money to save the family mansion.
19.
Bullet Scars (1942) as Dr. Carter
Hoods kidnap an honest doctor to patch up one of their own.
20.
They Died with Their Boots On (1942) as Clergyman
Romanticized biography of General George Armstrong Custer and his last stand.
21.
I Was Framed (1942) as D. L. Wallace
A news man''''s political investigations land him in prison.
22.
Sin Town (1942) as Humiston
Conman Dud McNair and his girl arrive in Carsin Town to find they have been sold worthless oil wells. The place is thriving and Dud soon eases himself in as half owner of a saloon. But his partner is playing a cagey and more deadly game. He is in jail so any lawlessness will be blamed on McNair.
23.
Wild Bill Hickok Rides (1942) as Fanatic
The Western hero takes on a ruthless land baron whose henchmen killed his best friend.
24.
Escape from Crime (1942) as Chaplain
An ex-con becomes a daredevil photojournalist.
25.
Law of the Tropics (1941) as Davis
A night-club singer on the lam marries a South American rubber planter to escape the law.
26.
One Foot in Heaven (1941) as Case
A minister and his wife cope with the problems of church life in the 20th century.
27.
Bullets for O'Hara (1941) as Judge
A gangster's wife helps the FBI nail her husband.
28.
Wolves of the Sea (1938) as Captain Wolf Hansen
A young girl is marooned on a desert island after her ship sinks. A tramp steamer sailing near the site of the wreckage recovers some valuable emeralds. When the woman is found on the island, some of the crew members plot to steal the emeralds.
29.
King of the Sierras (1938) as Uncle Hank
31.
Rollin' Plains (1938) as Gospel Moody
32.
Portia on Trial (1937) as Governor
33.
The Dark Hour (1936) as Charles Carson
34.
Wildcat Trooper (1936) as Dr. Martin
35.
General Spanky (1936) as Colonel Blanchard
Three youngsters get mixed up in a crucial Civil War battle.
36.
Steamboat Round the Bend (1935) as Chaplain
37.
The Keeper of the Bees (1935) as [Michael] The Bee Master
38.
Together We Live (1935) as Colonel Dickenson
39.
The Crusades (1935) as Frederick, Duke of the Germans
King Richard the Lionhearted launches a crusade to preserve Christianity in Jerusalem.
40.
Whom the Gods Destroy (1934) as Alec [Klein]
Broadway's most successful producer, John Forrester (Walter Connolly, character actor who was first-billed in six films in the mid-1930s), is deeply in love with his wife Margaret (Doris Kenyon)and dreams of the future when his son Jack (played in age order by Scotty Beckett, Macon Jones and Robert Young) will step into his shoes. He sails to England to produce a show but the ship strikes a derelict wreckage and is sinking rapidly. In the ensuing wild panic, Forrester saves many lives, until finally, panic stricken by sudden fear, he dons a woman's clothes and is among the rescued. On the coast of Newfouldland, the villagers, not aware of his true identity, curse him but he is befriended by Alec (Hobart Bosworth)who helps him conceal his identity. With a planned story of his survival, he returns to New York but cannot face his family or friends after he sees the plaque to his heroism on his New York theatre. Deciding to remain thought of as dead, he becomes a derelict himself, surviving on odd jobs as he watches from afar his now-grown son (Robert Young)begin his career as a producer. The son meets with failure and Forrester, claiming to be an old friend of his father, goes to him and renders assistance as Jack works on a new play. It is a success and Jack brings his mother to meet his mentor. She recognizes him as her husband and, after Jack has left the room, the two of them decide they still have happiness ahead of them, without Jack having to know the truth.
41.
Music in the Air (1934) as Cornelius
A constantly quarreling couple decide to try the jealousy angle when a naive young pair comes along.
42.
Lady for a Day (1933) as Governor
A gangster helps an old apple-vendor pose as a society woman to fool her visiting daughter.
43.
The County Fair (1932) as Colonel Ainsworth
44.
The Phantom Express (1932) as President Harrington
An engineer at the throttle of a locomotive speeding through a tunnel sees the lights of a train approaching from the other end. Although the signals say the track is clear, he still sees the train's lights. He grinds the train to a halt, derailing it. He survives, but many passengers are killed. He is fired in disgrace, but sets out to prove his innocence by finding the "phantom express."
45.
No Greater Love (1932) as Doctor
46.
The Miracle Man (1932) as The Patriarch
A gang of crooks evade the police by moving their operations to a small town. There the gang's leader, John Madison, encounters a faith healer and uses him to scam the gullible public of funds for a supposed chapel. But when a real healing takes place, a change comes over the gang.
47.
Carnival Boat (1932) as Jim Gannon
A logger defies his father to court a showgirl.
48.
Last of the Mohicans, The (1932)
Natty Bumppo, known as Hawk-Eye, is a frontiersman in the American wilderness. Together with his Indian friends Chingachgook and Uncas, he fights battles against nefarious white soldiers as well as the vicious Indian Magua and his cohorts.
49.
Million Dollar Legs (1932) as Olympics official
A small country decides to enter the Olympic Games to raise money for their soon to be bankrupt home.
50.
Shipmates (1931) as Admiral [Ben] Corbin
A young sailor falls for the captain's daughter.
51.
Dirigible (1931) as Louis Rondelle
Romantic rivals vie to be the first to fly to the South Pole.
52.
Sit Tight (1931) as [Walter] Dunlap
A young man goes into the wrestling ring to win a pretty lady trainer.
53.
This Modern Age (1931) as Mr. Blake
A child of divorce raises eyebrows when she goes to Paris to live with her estranged mother.
54.
Fanny Foley Herself (1931) as Seely
55.
The Third Alarm (1930) as Captain
56.
Hurricane (1930) as Hurricane Martin
57.
Mammy (1930) as Meadows
The star of a minstrel show is accused of killing his romantic rival.
58.
General Crack (1930) as Count Hensdorff
59.
Just Imagine (1930) as Z--4
New York, 1980: airplanes have replaced cars, numbers have replaced names, pills have replaced food, government-arranged marriages have replaced love, and test tube babies have replaced ... well, you get the idea. Scientists revive a man struck by lightning in 1930; he is rechristened "Single O". He is befriended by J-21, who can't marry the girl of his dreams because he isn't "distinguished" enough -- until he is chosen for a 4-month expedition to Mars by a renegade scientist. The Mars J-21, his friend, and stowaway Single O visit is full of scantily clad women doing Busby Berkeley-style dance numbers and worshiping a fat middle-aged man.
60.
Abraham Lincoln (1930) as General Lee
In this biography the simple backwoods boy rises to become one of America''''s most beloved presidents.
61.
The Devil's Holiday (1930) as Ezra Stone
62.
Du Barry, Woman of Passion (1930) as Duc de Brissac
63.
The Office Wife (1930) as Mr. McGowan
A gold-digging secretary sets out to lure her boss from his straying wife.
64.
Eternal Love (1929) as Reverend Tass
65.
The Show of Shows (1929) as The Executioner
Warner Bros. stars perform a series of musical and dramatic sketches.
66.
Freckles (1928) as McLean
67.
The Sawdust Paradise (1928) as Isaiah
68.
After the Storm (1928) as Martin Dane
69.
Hangman's House (1928) as Lord Chief Justice O'Brien
Set in Ireland and notable today as the first movie in which John Wayne is clearly visible, a spectator at the steeplechase. He knocks the fence down and leads the other spectators toward the winning horse.
70.
A Woman of Affairs (1928) as Sir Morton
Prejudice keeps a free spirit from the man she loves, triggering a series of tragedies.
71.
Annapolis (1928) as Father
72.
The Smart Set (1928) as Durant
An egotistical polo player has to redeem himself after he's kicked off the U.S. team.
73.
My Best Girl (1927) as Mr. Merrill
In this silent film, the son of a millionaire wants to prove he can be successful without the help of his father.
74.
The Chinese Parrot (1927) as Philip Madden/Jerry Delaney
75.
Three Hours (1927) as Jonathan Durkin
76.
The Blood Ship (1927) as A. Newman
77.
Annie Laurie (1927) as The MacDonald Chieftain
A woman comes between two clans of Scots.
78.
The Nervous Wreck (1926) as Jud Morgan
79.
Steel Preferred (1926) as James Creeth
80.
Spangles (1926) as "Big Bill" Bowman
81.
The Far Cry (1926) as Julian Marsh
82.
If I Marry Again (1925) as John Jordan
83.
Zander The Great (1925) as The sheriff
Mamie (Marion Davies), an orphan girl who was abused in the orphanage, is taken in by Mrs. Caldwell (Hedda Hopper), a kindly woman with a young son named Alexander (John Huff). Mamie hits it off with the lad, and nicknames him "Zander". When Mrs. Caldwell dies, the authorities decree that the boy must be placed in the same orphanage where Mamie was mistreated. Horrified, Mamie determines to see to it that the boy will be spared the same treatment that she had to suffer.
84.
Winds of Chance (1925) as Sam Kirby
85.
The Half-Way Girl (1925) as John Guthrie
86.
The Big Parade (1925) as Mr. Apperson
In this silent film, a young innocent enlists for World War I service but soon learns the horrors of war.
87.
Chickie (1925) as Jonathan
88.
My Son (1925) as Ellery Parker, the sheriff
89.
The Golden Strain (1925) as Major Milton Mulford
90.
Sundown (1924) as John Brent
91.
Through the Dark (1924) as Warden
92.
Hearts of Oak (1924) as Terry Dunnivan
93.
The Woman on the Jury (1924) as Judge Davis
94.
Bread (1924) as Mr. Corey
95.
Nellie, The Beautiful Cloak Model (1924) as Thomas Lipton/Robert Horton
96.
Name the Man (1924) as Christian Stowell
97.
The Silent Watcher (1924) as John Steele, "The Chief"
98.
Captain January (1924) as Jeremiah Judkins
A lighthouse keeper raises a child he found in a ship''''s wreckage.
99.
The Man Alone (1923) as Ben Dixon
100.
The Eternal Three (1923) as Dr. Frank R. Walters
101.
In the Palace of the King (1923) as Mendoza
102.
103.
The Common Law (1923) as Henry Neville
104.
Souls for Sale (1923) as
In this silent film, a young woman turns Hollywood upside down in her search for stardom.
105.
The Man Life Passed By (1923) as "Iron Man" Moore
106.
Rupert of Hentzau (1923) as Colonel Sapt
107.
Vanity Fair (1923) as Marquis of Steyne
108.
White Hands (1922) as "Hurricane" Hardy
109.
The Stranger's Banquet (1922) as Shane Keogh
110.
The Foolish Matrons (1921) as Dr. Ian Fraser
111.
The Sea Lion (1921) as Nels Nelson
112.
The Cup of Life (1921) as "Bully" Brand
113.
Blind Hearts (1921) as Lars Larson
114.
Below the Surface (1920) as Martin Flint
115.
His Own Law (1920) as J. C. MacNeir
116.
The Brute Master (1920) as Bucko McAllister, The Brute Master
117.
A Thousand to One (1920) as William Newlands
118.
Behind the Door (1919) as Oscar Krug
119.
The Border Legion (1918) as Jack Kells
Cowhand Jim Cleve is wrongly accused of murder and rescued by Jack Kells, leader of a band of Idaho outlaws known as the Border Legion. But when the Legion takes Joan Randall prisoner and leaves Cleve to guard her, he realizes that he cannot remain part of an outlaw band and decides to rescue Joan.
120.
Unconquered (1917) as Henry Jackson
121.
What Money Can't Buy (1917) as Govrian Texler
122.
Freckles (1917) as John McLean
123.
The Woman God Forgot (1917) as Cortez
Cortez sends Alvarado to Montezuma who throws him into a dungeon from which he is rescued by Tecza who loves him. He is recaptured when her lover Guatemoco finds Alvarado hiding in her chambers. Tecza next leads Cortez into the city, thus causing the destruction of her nation and securing the love of Alvarado.
124.
Betrayed (1917) as Leopoldo Juares
125.
A Mormon Maid (1917) as John Hogue
This silent melodrama is set against the 1840s westward migration of the Mormons. Dora, a young woman, and her family are saved from an Indian attack by a Mormon community traveling to Utah. They join the wagon train. Dora is pursued by two men, one a recent convert, the other a scheming elder with a stable of wives. The Mormon elder wants her in his harem. When the mother kills herself from revulsion toward polygamy, the daughter must consider her own future and the man she loves. One of Mae Murray's few surviving films, this was intended by Robert Leonard to be a thoughtful drama about the goods and evils of Mormonism, but today it is generally considered pure anti-Mormon propaganda.
126.
The Devil Stone (1917) as Robert Judson
Fishermaid Marcia Manot finds an emerald which once belonged to a Norse queen and is cursed. Greedy American Silas Martin marries her, then sets her up for divorce. She kills him and weds his business manager Sterling, but a detective learns about Silas' death.
127.
The Little American (1917) as German colonel
German-American Karl and French-American Jules are in love with Angela when each returns to his country as war breaks out. She sails for France and while there is nearly raped by Karl as the Germans invade. She is later arrested for sending secret messages to Jules but Karl defends her. Both are saved from execution by the arrival of the French forces and Count Jules
128.
The Inner Shrine (1917) as Derek Pruyn
129.
The Way of the World (1916) as John Nevill
130.
Doctor Neighbor (1916) as Doctor Neighbor
131.
Two Men of Sandy Bar (1916) as John Oakhurst
132.
Joan the Woman (1916) as General La Hire
In World War I an English officer is inspired to fulfill his mission when he finds the decayed sword of Joan of Arc who appears to him in a vision. The story goes back through her leadership of the French Army and her burning at the stake.
133.
Oliver Twist (1916) as Bill Sikes
Oliver Twist, a boy born in the poorhouse, lives on the streets. He meets a young thief called the Artful Dodger who introduces him to Fagin - leader and teacher of a gang of youthful pickpockets. Oliver, however grateful for being taken in, is not a thief and cannot live like one. Ultimately he finds decent people who help to bring him into his own.
134.
The Yaqui (1916) as Tambor
135.
The Iron Hand (1916) as Tim Noland
136.
The Target (1916) as Big Bill Brent
137.
Business Is Business (1915) as Christ
138.
A Little Brother of the Rich (1915) as Henry Leamington
139.
Help Wanted (1915) as Jerrold D. Scott
140.
Little Sunset (1915) as Gus Bergstrom, the "Terrible Swede"
141.
The Beachcomber (1915) as The sailor
142.
The Scarlet Sin (1915) as Eric Norton
143.
Buckshot John (1915) as "Buckshot John" Moran
144.
Tainted Money (1915) as
145.
Colorado (1915) as Thomas Doyle
146.
Fatherhood (1915) as Lon Gilchrist
147.
The White Scar (1915) as Na-Ta-Wan-Gan
148.
'Twas Ever Thus (1915) as Hard Muscle/Colonel Warren/John Rogers
149.
Burning Daylight: the Adventures of "Burning Daylight" in Civilization (1914) as Elam Harnish, also known as "Burning Daylight"
150.
John Barleycorn (1914) as Scratch Nelson
151.
The Pursuit of the Phantom (1914) as Richard Alden
152.
The Country Mouse (1914) as Billy Balderson
153.
154.
Burning Daylight: the Adventures of "Burning Daylight" in Alaska (1914) as Elam Harnish, also known as "Burning Daylight"
155.
An Odyssey of the North (1914) as Naass
156.
Martin Eden (1914) as
157.
158.
The Sea Wolf (1913) as Wolf Larsen
159.
The Long Trail (1910) as
160.
The Roman (1910) as
162.
164.
165.
The Sheriff (1910) as
166.
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1910) as
In this silent version of the classic tale, a cyclone transports Dorothy to the land of Oz.
167.
Fighting Bob (1909) as
168.

Writer (feature film)

169.
The Brute Master (1920) as Story
170.
Fatherhood (1915) as Story
171.
The Beachcomber (1915) as Story
172.
173.
The White Scar (1915) as Scen
174.
175.
Martin Eden (1914) as Scen
176.
The Country Mouse (1914) as Scen

Producer (feature film)

177.
The Beachcomber (1915) as Producer
178.
The White Scar (1915) as Producer
179.
The Country Mouse (1914) as Producer

Art Department (feature film)

180.
Fatherhood (1915) as Set Decoration

Film Production - Main (feature film)

181.
Fatherhood (1915) as Loc

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