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Also Known As: Died: September 21, 1947
Born: January 16, 1878 Cause of Death: coronary thrombosis
Birth Place: Bronx, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Made stage debut in stock with the Yorkville Theatre (New York City)
1904:
Wrote a stage melodrama, "Montana", in which he toured (dates approximate)
1908:
Joined D W Griffith at Biograph studios in New York; appeared in three Westerns shot on Staten Island
1909:
Began film acting career in earnest with film, "Bill Sharkley's Last Game"
1911:
Went to Hollywood
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Starred in several dozen Westerns directed by John Ford; produced a couple of them, supplied stories for many of them; often played character of 'Cheyenne Harry'
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With advent of talkies, made personal stage appearances in the late 1920s
1936:
One-shot reunion with director John Ford; played supporting role in Ford's "The Prisoner of Shark Island"
1939:
Received Oscar nomination as Best Supporting Actor for his role as the vice president in Frank Capra's "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington"
1940:
Broadway debut, "Heavenly Express"
1941:
Played a leading role in a stage revival of Eugene O'Neill's comedy drama, "Ah, Wilderness!"
1944:
Acted onstage in "But Not Goodbye"
1948:
Release of last films, "So Dear to My Heart" and "Red River"

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