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Clarence Burton was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Burton's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as "The Frame-Up" (1917), "Male and Female" (1919) and "The Love Special" (1921). He also appeared in "Miss Lulu Bett" (1921), "One Glorious Day" (1922) and "The Impossible Mrs. Bellew" (1922). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the twenties, appearing in "Adam's Rib" (1923), the anthology "Hollywood" (1923) with Hope Drown and "The Ten Commandments" (1923). In the latter half of his career, he continued to act in "Rubber Tires" (1927), "King of Kings" (1927) and "The Fighting Eagle" (1927). He also appeared in "Submarine" (1928) and "Chicago" (1928). Burton last acted in the Fredric March drama "The Sign of the Cross" (1932). Burton passed away in December 1933 at the age of 51.

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Source: The Stars of Hollywood Forever: 1901-2006

Born: May 10, 1882 Ft. Lyons, MO
Died: December 2, 1933 Hollywood, CA
Burton started in show business at the age of 5, Burton played stock and musical comedy in road productions. He was a regular in early Cecil B. DeMille films. Burton died at his home of heart trouble.

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