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Also Known As: Francis Xavier Bushman Died: August 23, 1966
Born: January 10, 1883 Cause of Death: accidental fall in his kitchen
Birth Place: Norfolk, Virginia, USA Profession: actor, model

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Enormously popular, handsome romantic lead of the 1910s, best known for starring in "Romeo and Juliet" (1916) and playing Messala in "Ben-Hur" (1926).

Enormously popular, handsome romantic lead of the 1910s, best known for starring in "Romeo and Juliet" (1916) and playing Messala in "Ben-Hur" (1926).

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DIRECTOR:

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  Romeo and Juliet (1916) Assistant Director

CAST: (feature film)

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 The Phantom Planet (1961) Sesom
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 12 to the Moon (1960) Narrator
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 The Story of Mankind (1957) Moses
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 Sabrina (1954) Mr. Tyson
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 The Bad and the Beautiful (1953) Eulogist at elder Shields' funeral
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 Apache Country (1952) Commissioner Lathan
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 Hollywood Story (1951) Himself
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 David and Bathsheba (1951) King Saul
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 Wilson (1945) Barney Baruch
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1915:
Feature debut, "Graustark"
1916:
Directed, wrote, and appeared in the feature, "In the Diplomatic Service"
1925:
Co-starred as Messala in "Ben Hur, A Tale of the Christ"
1957:
Appeared on "The Bob Hope Show"
1957:
Portrayed Moses in "The Story of Mankind"
1966:
Final feature, "The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini"
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wife:
Josephine Fladume. First wife.
wife:
Beverley Bayne. Actor. Second wife; married 1918-24; died August 28, 1982.
wife:
Norma Emily Atkins. Third wife.
wife:
Ivy Millicent Richardson. Fourth wife; married until his death.
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son:
Bruce Bushman. Survived him.
daughter:
Virginia Bushman. Survived him.
daughter:
Lenore Bushman. Survived him.
son:
Ralph Bushman. Born May 1, 1903, died April 16, 1978.
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