Russell Bassett was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1905, he appeared in "Rip Van Winkle" on Broadway. He appeared in 78 silent films. Bassett began his career with a role in "Behind the Scenes" (1914). Bassett made film his next project, appearing in "Hulda From Holland" (1916). Later in his career, Bassett acted in "The Honeymoon" (1917). Bassett passed away in May 1918 at the age of 73.