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Robert McKim was an actor who graced the silver screen many times throughout his Hollywood career. McKim began his acting career in film, appearing in such titles as "The Disciple" (1915), "Between Men" (1916) and the William S Hart western "The Silent Man" (1917). He also appeared in "Blue Blazes Rawden" (1918). He continued to work steadily in film throughout those years, appearing in "Riders of the Dawn" (1920), "Dead Game" (1923) and "His Last Race" (1923). Nearing the end of his career, he continued to act in the anthology "Hollywood" (1923) with Hope Drown, "Mademoiselle Midnight" (1924) and the western "Ride For Your Life" (1924) with Hoot Gibson. He also appeared in the adaptation "The Bat" (1926) with Andre DeBeranger. McKim last acted in the Harry Langdon comedy "The Strong Man" (1926). McKim passed away in June 1927 at the age of 41.

Robert McKim was an actor who graced the silver screen many times throughout his Hollywood career. McKim began his acting career in film, appearing in such titles as "The Disciple" (1915), "Between Men" (1916) and the William S Hart western "The Silent Man" (1917). He also appeared in "Blue Blazes Rawden" (1918). He continued to work steadily in film throughout those years, appearing in "Riders of the Dawn" (1920), "Dead Game" (1923) and "His Last Race" (1923). Nearing the end of his career, he continued to act in the anthology "Hollywood" (1923) with Hope Drown, "Mademoiselle Midnight" (1924) and the western "Ride For Your Life" (1924) with Hoot Gibson. He also appeared in the adaptation "The Bat" (1926) with Andre DeBeranger. McKim last acted in the Harry Langdon comedy "The Strong Man" (1926). McKim passed away in June 1927 at the age of 41.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 The Thrill Seekers (1927) Hal Walker
2.
 The Show Girl (1927) Edward Hayden
3.
 The Denver Dude (1927) Bob Flint
4.
 Aflame in the Sky (1927) Joseph Murdoch
5.
 A Regular Scout (1926) Ed Powell
6.
 The Pay Off (1926)
7.
 The Strong Man (1926) Roy McDevitt
8.
 The Dead Line (1926) "Silver Sam" McGee
9.
10.
 The Tough Guy (1926) Con Carney
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Source: The Stars of Hollywood Forever

Born: August 26, 1887 San Jacinto, CA
Died: June 4, 1927 Hollywood, CA
Married to stage actresses Dorcas Matthews and Ottie Ardine, Robert got his start at 14 years of age, as a singing waiter in Chicago. He began a long career on the stage with the Alcazar stock company in San Francisco. He later worked for Triangle Pictures and the Ince Company and was one of the founders of the National Vaudeville Artists. McKim is best remembered as the rival of Douglas Fairbanks in "The Mark of Zorro" (1920). McKim was stricken with a cerebral hemorrhage while on stage in Salt Lake City and brought back to Hollywood where he passed away.

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