Spottiswoode Aitken



Also Known As
Frank Spottiswoode Aitken, Spottiswood Aitken, Spottiswood Aitkin
Birth Place
United Kingdom
April 16, 1868
February 24, 1933


Veteran stage performer in films from 1911, usually in supporting roles....


Veteran stage performer in films from 1911, usually in supporting roles.



Cast (Feature Film)

Roaring Fires (1927)
Calvert Carter
The Two-Gun Man (1926)
Dad Randall; see note
The Power of the Weak (1926)
The Father
The Eagle (1925)
Dubrovsky's father
Accused (1925)
Eagle Eye
The Goose Woman (1925)
Jacob Riggs [see note]
The Coast Patrol (1925)
Captain Slocum
Triumph (1924)
Those Who Dare (1924)
Thorne Wetherell
Gerald Cranston's Lady (1924)
Ephraim Brewster
Lure of the Yukon (1924)
Sourdough McCraig
The Fire Patrol (1924)
Capt. John Ferguson, later
Pioneer's Gold (1924)
Robert Hartley
The Love Pirate (1923)
Cyrus Revere
Merry-Go-Round (1923)
Minister of War [Gisella's father]
Six Days (1923)
Père Jerome
Around the World in 18 Days (1923)
Manslaughter (1922)
One Wonderful Night (1922)
Monte Cristo (1922)
Abbé Faria
The Snowshoe Trail (1922)
Herbert Lounsbury
The Trap (1922)
The Factor
A Dangerous Game (1922)
Edward Peebles
The Price of Youth (1922)
Gregory Monmouth
Man of Courage (1922)
Stephen Gregory, his father
The Young Rajah (1922)
Beyond (1921)
Rufus Southerne
Reputation (1921)
At the End of the World (1921)
Terence O'Day
The Unknown Wife (1921)
Henry Wilburton
The White Circle (1920)
Bernard Huddlestone
Dangerous Love (1920)
The Father
Witch's Gold (1920)
Nomads of the North (1920)
Old Roland
A Woman of Pleasure (1919)
Wilberforce Dane
An Innocent Adventuress (1919)
The White Heather (1919)
James Hume
Broken Commandments (1919)
Mr. Banard
Fighting Through (1919)
Colonel Dabney Carr
Bonnie, Bonnie Lassie (1919)
Jeremiah Wishart
Evangeline (1919)
Benedict Bellefontaine
The Secret Garden (1919)
Archibald Craven
Her Kingdom of Dreams (1919)
David Rutledge
Captain Kidd, Jr. (1919)
Angus Mactavish
Who Cares? (1919)
Mr. Ludlow
Rough Riding Romance (1919)
The King
The Wicked Darling (1919)
Jane Goes A-Wooing (1919)
David Lyman
Hay Foot, Straw Foot (1919)
Thaddeus Briggs
Caleb Piper's Girl (1919)
Caleb Piper
The Thunderbolt (1919)
Allan Pomeroy
In Judgment Of (1918)
Mr. Manners
The Mating of Marcella (1918)
Jose Duranzo
The Cruise of the Make-Believes (1918)
Simon Quarle
How Could You, Jean? (1918)
Rufus Bonner
Beauty and the Rogue (1918)
Benjamin Wilson
Charity Castle (1917)
Lucius Garrett
Her Country's Call (1917)
Dr. Downie
Southern Pride (1917)
Father Moret
Stagestruck (1917)
The judge
Melissa of the Hills (1917)
Jethro Stark
Souls Triumphant (1917)
Josiah Vale
Cheerful Givers (1917)
Rev. John Deady
A Woman's Awakening (1917)
Judge Cotter
A Game of Wits (1917)
Silas Stone
The Americano (1917)
Presidente Hernando de Castalar
Intolerance (1916)
Her Father
Acquitted (1916)
Charles Ryder
The Price of Power (1916)
The Old Folks at Home (1916)
The judge
The Flying Torpedo (1916)
Bartholomew Thompson
An Innocent Magdalene (1916)
Colonel Raleigh
The Wharf Rat (1916)
Macbeth (1916)
The Outlaw's Revenge (1915)
Federal officers
The Outcast (1915)
The Lawyer
Captain Macklin (1915)
General Laquerre
Her Shattered Idol (1915)
Colonel Nutt
The Birth of a Nation (1915)
Dr. Cameron
Home, Sweet Home (1914)
Mary's father
Liberty Belles (1914)
The Avenging Conscience; Thou Shalt Not Kill (1914)
The Uncle

Writer (Feature Film)

God's Great Wilderness (1927)

Life Events


Made feature debut in "The Battle"


Appeared in D.W. Griffith's "The Birth of the Nation"


Final film appearance, "Roaring Fires"