Cecil Morton York (29 April 1857 – 23 February 1935) was a British actor of the silent era.
Born Cecil Morton Smith in Kensington, West London, UK, he died at age 77 in Denville Hall, Northwood, London.
Goldwyn Pictures Corporation was an American motion picture production company that operated from 1916 to 1924 when it was merged with two other production companies to form the major studio, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It was founded by Samuel Goldwyn.
Victor Varconi was a Hungarian actor who initially found success in his native country, as well is in Germany and Austria, in silent films before relocating to the United States, where he continued to appear in films throughout the sound era. Varconi also appeared in British and Italian films.
Tully Marshall was an American character actor. He had nearly a quarter century of theatrical experience before his debut film appearance in 1914.
Dustin Lancy Farnum was an American singer, dancer, and actor on the stage and in silent films. Although he played a wide variety of roles, he tended toward westerns and became one of the biggest stars of the genre.
Charles Stanton Ogle was an American stage and silent-film actor.
Elliott Dexter was an American film and stage actor. Dexter started his career in vaudeville and did not move to films until he was 45. He retired from acting in 1925.
Edythe Chapman was an American stage and silent film actress.
Fred Huntley was an English silent film actor and director.
Allan Forrest Fisher was an American silent film actor.
William V. Mong was an American film actor, screenwriter and director. He appeared in 195 films between 1910 and 1939. His directing (1911-1918) and screenwriting (1911-1922) were mostly for short films.
Maurice Elvey was the most prolific film director in British history. He directed nearly 200 films between 1913 and 1957. During the silent film era he directed as many as twenty films per year. He also produced more than fifty films - his own as well as films directed by others.
George Hackathorne was an American actor of the silent era. He appeared in 59 films between 1916 and 1939. His interment was located in Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
Frederick Vroom was a Canadian actor of the silent film era. Vroom appeared in more than 70 films between 1912 and 1939, mostly in supporting roles and bit parts. He played featured roles in Buster Keaton's films The Navigator (1924) and The General (1926). He was born in Clementsport, Nova Scotia, Canada and died in Hollywood, California from a heart attack.
Percy Marmont was an English film actor.
Guy Newall (1885–1937) was a British actor, screenwriter and film director. He was born on the Isle of Wight on 25 May 1885. He began his film career by acting in the 1915 film The Heart of Sister Ann. In 1920 he directed his first film, and went on to direct a further ten including The Chinese Puzzle before his death in 1937. He established a production company with George Clark whom he had met during the First World War, and they raised finance to construct a new studios at Beaconsfield Studios. Newall was married twice, to actresses Ivy Duke and Dorothy Batley.
Stewart Rome was an English actor who appeared in more than 150 films between 1913 and 1950.
Henry Vibart was a Scottish stage and film actor, active from the 1880s until the early 1930s. He appeared in many theatrical roles in the UK and overseas, and featured in over 70 films of the silent era.
Violet Hopson was an actress and producer who achieved fame on the British stage and in British silent films. She was born Elma Kate Victoria Karkeek in Port Augusta, South Australia on 16 December 1887. Violet Hopson was her stage name, while in childhood she was known as Kate or Kitty to her family.
Hepworth Pictures was a British film production company active during the silent era. Founded in 1897 by the cinema pioneer Cecil Hepworth, it was based at Walton Studios west of London.
Selznick Pictures was an American film production company active between 1916 and 1923 during the silent era.
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