Hobart Bosworth


Actor
Hobart Bosworth

About

Birth Place
Marietta, Ohio, USA
Born
August 11, 1867
Died
August 11, 1943

Biography

Hobart Bosworth was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1913, he founded his own production company. Bosworth began his acting career with roles in such films as "A Little Brother of the Rich" (1915), the war "Joan the Woman" (1916) with Geraldine Farrar and the war "The Little American" (1917) with Mary Pickford. He also appeared in "Rupert of Hentzau" (1923) and the ...

Biography

Hobart Bosworth was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1913, he founded his own production company. Bosworth began his acting career with roles in such films as "A Little Brother of the Rich" (1915), the war "Joan the Woman" (1916) with Geraldine Farrar and the war "The Little American" (1917) with Mary Pickford. He also appeared in "Rupert of Hentzau" (1923) and the remake "The Common Law" (1923) with Corinne Griffith. He continued to work steadily in film throughout the twenties and the thirties, appearing in "General Crack" (1929), the John Barrymore romance "Eternal Love" (1929) and the "The Show of Shows" (1929) film with Frank Fay. He also appeared in "Just Imagine" (1930) with El Brendel. Toward the end of his career, he continued to act in the mystery "The Phantom Express" (1932) with J Farrell MacDonald, "The Last of the Mohicans" (1932) and the Warren William comedy "Lady For a Day" (1933). He also appeared in "Music in the Air" (1934) and "The Crusades" (1935). Bosworth last acted in the Fredric March biographical drama "One Foot in Heaven" (1941). Bosworth passed away in August 1943 at the age of 76.

Filmography

 

Director (Feature Film)

Nearly a Lady (1915)
Director
Pretty Mrs. Smith (1915)
Director
Help Wanted (1915)
Director
Buckshot John (1915)
Director
Fatherhood (1915)
Director
Burning Daylight: the Adventures of "Burning Daylight" in Alaska (1914)
Director
The Valley of the Moon (1914)
Director
The Chechako (1914)
Director
Burning Daylight: the Adventures of "Burning Daylight" in Civilization (1914)
Director
Martin Eden (1914)
Director
The Pursuit of the Phantom (1914)
Director
The Country Mouse (1914)
Director
John Barleycorn (1914)
Director
An Odyssey of the North (1914)
Director
Burning Daylight (1914)
Director
The Sea Wolf (1913)
Director
George Warrington's Escape (1911)
Director

Cast (Feature Film)

Wild Bill Hickok Rides (1942)
Fanatic
Escape from Crime (1942)
Chaplain
They Died with Their Boots On (1942)
Clergyman
The Gay Sisters (1942)
Clergyman
I Was Framed (1942)
D. L. Wallace
Sin Town (1942)
Humiston
Bullet Scars (1942)
Dr. Carter
Law of the Tropics (1941)
Davis
One Foot in Heaven (1941)
Case
Bullets for O'Hara (1941)
Judge
Wolves of the Sea (1938)
Captain Wolf Hansen
Rollin' Plains (1938)
Gospel Moody
King of the Sierras (1938)
Uncle Hank
The Secret of Treasure Island (1938)
Portia on Trial (1937)
Governor
The Dark Hour (1936)
Charles Carson
General Spanky (1936)
Colonel Blanchard
Wildcat Trooper (1936)
Dr. Martin
The Crusades (1935)
Frederick, Duke of the Germans
Steamboat Round the Bend (1935)
Chaplain
Together We Live (1935)
Colonel Dickenson
The Keeper of the Bees (1935)
[Michael] The Bee Master
Music in the Air (1934)
Cornelius
Whom the Gods Destroy (1934)
Alec [Klein]
Lady for a Day (1933)
Governor
The County Fair (1932)
Colonel Ainsworth
Carnival Boat (1932)
Jim Gannon
The Phantom Express (1932)
President Harrington
Million Dollar Legs (1932)
Olympics official
The Miracle Man (1932)
The Patriarch
No Greater Love (1932)
Doctor
The Last of the Mohicans (1932)
Fanny Foley Herself (1931)
Seely
Shipmates (1931)
Admiral [Ben] Corbin
Dirigible (1931)
Louis Rondelle
Sit Tight (1931)
[Walter] Dunlap
This Modern Age (1931)
Mr. Blake
Hurricane (1930)
Hurricane Martin
The Office Wife (1930)
Mr. McGowan
The Devil's Holiday (1930)
Ezra Stone
Du Barry, Woman of Passion (1930)
Duc de Brissac
Abraham Lincoln (1930)
General Lee
Just Imagine (1930)
Z--4
General Crack (1930)
Count Hensdorff
Mammy (1930)
Meadows
The Third Alarm (1930)
Captain
The Show of Shows (1929)
The Executioner
Eternal Love (1929)
Reverend Tass
After the Storm (1928)
Martin Dane
The Sawdust Paradise (1928)
Isaiah
Freckles (1928)
McLean
The Smart Set (1928)
Durant
Annapolis (1928)
Father
A Woman of Affairs (1928)
Sir Morton
Hangman's House (1928)
Lord Chief Justice O'Brien
The Blood Ship (1927)
A. Newman
The Chinese Parrot (1927)
Philip Madden/Jerry Delaney
Three Hours (1927)
Jonathan Durkin
My Best Girl (1927)
Mr. Merrill
Annie Laurie (1927)
The MacDonald Chieftain
Spangles (1926)
"Big Bill" Bowman
Steel Preferred (1926)
James Creeth
The Far Cry (1926)
Julian Marsh
The Nervous Wreck (1926)
Jud Morgan
The Golden Strain (1925)
Major Milton Mulford
My Son (1925)
Ellery Parker, the sheriff
Chickie (1925)
Jonathan
The Big Parade (1925)
Mr. Apperson
The Half-Way Girl (1925)
John Guthrie
Winds of Chance (1925)
Sam Kirby
If I Marry Again (1925)
John Jordan
Zander The Great (1925)
The sheriff
Hearts of Oak (1924)
Terry Dunnivan
Captain January (1924)
Jeremiah Judkins
Name the Man (1924)
Christian Stowell
The Silent Watcher (1924)
John Steele, "The Chief"
Sundown (1924)
John Brent
Through the Dark (1924)
Warden
Nellie, The Beautiful Cloak Model (1924)
Thomas Lipton/Robert Horton
Bread (1924)
Mr. Corey
The Woman on the Jury (1924)
Judge Davis
The Man Alone (1923)
Ben Dixon
The Eternal Three (1923)
Dr. Frank R. Walters
In the Palace of the King (1923)
Mendoza
Little Church Around the Corner (1923)
Morton
The Common Law (1923)
Henry Neville
Souls for Sale (1923)
The Man Life Passed By (1923)
"Iron Man" Moore
Rupert of Hentzau (1923)
Colonel Sapt
Vanity Fair (1923)
Marquis of Steyne
White Hands (1922)
"Hurricane" Hardy
The Stranger's Banquet (1922)
Shane Keogh
The Sea Lion (1921)
Nels Nelson
The Cup of Life (1921)
"Bully" Brand
Blind Hearts (1921)
Lars Larson
The Foolish Matrons (1921)
Dr. Ian Fraser
His Own Law (1920)
J. C. MacNeir
A Thousand to One (1920)
William Newlands
Below the Surface (1920)
Martin Flint
The Brute Master (1920)
Bucko McAllister, The Brute Master
Behind the Door (1919)
Oscar Krug
The Border Legion (1918)
Jack Kells
Unconquered (1917)
Henry Jackson
The Inner Shrine (1917)
Derek Pruyn
The Little American (1917)
German colonel
The Devil Stone (1917)
Robert Judson
A Mormon Maid (1917)
John Hogue
Betrayed (1917)
Leopoldo Juares
The Woman God Forgot (1917)
Cortez
Freckles (1917)
John McLean
What Money Can't Buy (1917)
Govrian Texler
Doctor Neighbor (1916)
Doctor Neighbor
The Target (1916)
Big Bill Brent
Two Men of Sandy Bar (1916)
John Oakhurst
The Way of the World (1916)
John Nevill
The Yaqui (1916)
Tambor
Oliver Twist (1916)
Bill Sikes
Joan the Woman (1916)
General La Hire
The Iron Hand (1916)
Tim Noland
Fatherhood (1915)
Lon Gilchrist
Colorado (1915)
Thomas Doyle
Buckshot John (1915)
"Buckshot John" Moran
Tainted Money (1915)
A Little Brother of the Rich (1915)
Henry Leamington
The Scarlet Sin (1915)
Eric Norton
The Beachcomber (1915)
The sailor
Little Sunset (1915)
Gus Bergstrom, the "Terrible Swede"
Help Wanted (1915)
Jerrold D. Scott
Business Is Business (1915)
Christ
'Twas Ever Thus (1915)
Hard Muscle/Colonel Warren/John Rogers
The White Scar (1915)
Na-Ta-Wan-Gan
The Country Mouse (1914)
Billy Balderson
Burning Daylight: the Adventures of "Burning Daylight" in Alaska (1914)
Elam Harnish, also known as "Burning Daylight"
The Pursuit of the Phantom (1914)
Richard Alden
An Odyssey of the North (1914)
Naass
Burning Daylight: the Adventures of "Burning Daylight" in Civilization (1914)
Elam Harnish, also known as "Burning Daylight"
Martin Eden (1914)
The Valley of the Moon (1914)
John Barleycorn (1914)
Scratch Nelson
The Sea Wolf (1913)
Wolf Larsen
Alas! Poor Yorick! (1913)
The Sheriff (1910)
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1910)
Across the Plains (1910)
The Barge Man of Old Holland (1910)
In the Great Northwest (1910)
The Courtship of Miles Standish (1910)
The Roman (1910)
The Long Trail (1910)
Fighting Bob (1909)
In the Sultan's Power (1909)

Writer (Feature Film)

The Brute Master (1920)
Story
Fatherhood (1915)
Story
The Beachcomber (1915)
Story
The White Scar (1915)
Scen
A Little Brother of the Rich (1915)
Scen
Martin Eden (1914)
Scen
The Country Mouse (1914)
Scen
The Pursuit of the Phantom (1914)
Scen

Producer (Feature Film)

The Beachcomber (1915)
Producer
The White Scar (1915)
Producer
The Country Mouse (1914)
Producer

Art Department (Feature Film)

Fatherhood (1915)
Set Decoration

Film Production - Main (Feature Film)

Fatherhood (1915)
Loc

Life Events

1885

Stage acting debut

1909

First film as actor

1913

Founded his own production company

Videos

Movie Clip

Captain January (1924) - There Is An Island Opening scenes, from Universal Studios and producer Sol Lesser, of the "Baby Peggy" feature Captain January, 1924, starring Baby Peggy Montgomery (a.k.a. Diana Serra Cary) and Hobart Bosworth, later remade by 20th Century Fox with Shirley Temple.
Captain January (1924) - My Watchful Soul Further exposition on the life of the title character ("Baby Peggy" Montgomery, a.k.a. Diana Serra Cary), cared for by her de-facto dad, lighthouse keeper Judkins (Hobart Bosworth), and caring for her own menagerie, in Universal's Captain January, 1924.
Captain January (1924) - The Light Must Burn Her elderly lighthouse-keeper guardian Judkins (Hobart Bosworth) having dozed off, the title character (Baby Peggy Montgomery, a.k.a. Diana Serra Cary) attempts to rescue the situation, running afoul of town potentate Maxwell (Harry T. Morey), in Universal's Captain January, 1924.
Woman Of Affairs, A (1928) - Your Father Planned It New characters introduced at the regatta, Trevelyan (Lewis Stone) and Sir Morton (Hobart Bosworth), who frowns upon son Neville (John Gilbert) and girlfriend Diana (Greta Garbo), her brother (Douglas Fairbanks Jr.), promoting another suitor, on the crew, in MGM's A Woman Of Affairs, 1928.
Woman Of Affairs, A (1928) - My Kind Of Love Ethereal scene from director Clarence Brown, Diana (Greta Garbo) retreats to the woods and the tree that represents her love for Neville (John Gilbert, not seen) and is confronted by his father (Hobart Bosworth), who admits having arranged their separation, in A Woman Of Affairs, 1928.
Dirigible (1931) -- Baby Pig Pilot Frisky (Ralph Graves) shows explorer Rondelle (Hobart Bosworth) just how useful an airplane can be in towing his airship, in Frank Capra's early aerial spectacular talkie Dirigible, 1931.
Dirigible (1931) -- Navy Day At Lakehurst, New Jersey, genuine footage, augmented by director Frank Capra filling the sky, the backdrop to Admiral Martin (Emmett Corrigan) showing off for explorer Rondelle (Hobart Bosworth) in Dirigible, 1931.

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