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Also Known As: Maurice Herbert Blythe Costello Died: October 28, 1950
Born: February 22, 1877 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Profession: actor, director

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Matinee idol, in films from 1909. Costello was often in adaptations of prestigious literary works, most notably "A Tale of Two Cities" (1911). Also known as 'The Dimpled Darling', he was the father of leading ladies Dolores and Helene Costello. The former was once married to John Barrymore.

Matinee idol, in films from 1909. Costello was often in adaptations of prestigious literary works, most notably "A Tale of Two Cities" (1911). Also known as 'The Dimpled Darling', he was the father of leading ladies Dolores and Helene Costello. The former was once married to John Barrymore.

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DIRECTOR:

1.
  The Daughter of the Don (1916) Assistant Director
2.
  Evil Men Do, The (1915) Director
3.
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  Her Great Scoop (1914) Director
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  Blood Ruby, The (1914) Director
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  Moonstone of Fez, The (1914) Director
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  Mr. Barnes of New York (1914) Director
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  Plot, The (1914) Director
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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 The Doughgirls (1944)
2.
 Glamour Boy (1941)
3.
 Lady from Louisiana (1941) Edwards
4.
 A Little Bit of Heaven (1940) Uncle Louie
5.
 The Sea Hawk (1940) Man carrying spear
6.
 Edison, the Man (1940) Broker
7.
 Third Finger, Left Hand (1940) Man at railroad station
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10.
 It's a Wonderful World (1939) Guest
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1908:
Film acting debut, "Salome"
1912:
Screenwriting debut, "Aunty's Romance"
1913:
Directorial debut, "Exremities"
1914:
First collaboration with Roger Gaillord, with whom he co-directed, "Mr. Barnes of New York"
1915:
Final directorial effort, "The Evil Men Do"
1936:
Appeared in first sound film with "Hollywood Boulevard"
1941:
Final feature appearace, "Lady From Louisiana"
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wife:
Mae Altschul. Actor. Born 1882; died 1929; mother of Dolores and Helene.
wife:
Ruth Reeves. Actor.

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daughter:
Dolores Costello. Actor.
daughter:
Helene Costello. Actor.

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