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Also Known As: Died: February 18, 1976
Born: January 15, 1887 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Omaha, Nebraska, USA Profession: director, actor, production assistant, researcher, draftsman, railroad worker

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A former actor--he played Abraham Lincoln in "The Birth of a Nation" (1915)--Henabery turned to directing in 1916, working with such stars as 'Fatty' Arbuckle and Rudolph Valentino. By 1930, he had relocated to Brooklyn, NY, where he helmed comedy and mystery shorts for Vitagraph. During WWII through to his 1957 retirement, Henabery directed US Army training films and documentaries.

A former actor--he played Abraham Lincoln in "The Birth of a Nation" (1915)--Henabery turned to directing in 1916, working with such stars as 'Fatty' Arbuckle and Rudolph Valentino. By 1930, he had relocated to Brooklyn, NY, where he helmed comedy and mystery shorts for Vitagraph. During WWII through to his 1957 retirement, Henabery directed US Army training films and documentaries.

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DIRECTOR:

1.
  Shades of Gray (1948) Director
2.
  Leather Burners (1943) Director
3.
  Speed Devils (1935) Director
4.
  The Love Trader (1930) Director
5.
  Clear the Decks (1929) Director
6.
  Red Hot Speed (1929) Director
7.
  Light Fingers (1929) Director
8.
  The Quitter (1929) Director
9.
  The River Woman (1928) Director
10.
  United States Smith (1928) Director

CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Intolerance (1916) Admiral Coligny
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Milestones close milestones

1913:
Debut as film actor
1915:
Played President Lincoln in "The Birth of a Nation"
1916:
Directed first film
1930:
Moved to East coast
:
Made films for US Army
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son:
Robert Henabery. Runs PR firm in New York. Adopted.

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