as Rob Roy (1922)
Charles Frederick Hawthorne
22 May 1888
|Died||18 June 1942 54) (aged|
|Occupation|| Film actor |
|Years active||1920 - 1937|
David Hawthorne (22 May 1888 – 18 June 1942) was a British stage and film actor.He played the leading man in a number of films during the silent era, but later switched to character roles. One of his more notable roles was that of Rob Roy MacGregor in the 1922 film Rob Roy .
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