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Eric Mayne (April 28, 1865 – February 10, 1947) was an American actor.
Mayne was born in Dublin and was a star on stage in London in the early 20th century,at the London Lyceum and at Drury Lane.
He appeared in the films The New York Peacock , Wife Number Two , Her Hour , Help! Help! Police! , Marooned Hearts , The Conquering Power , Turn to the Right , The Prisoner of Zenda , Pawned , Dr. Jack , My American Wife , The Christian , Suzanna , Prodigal Daughters , Human Wreckage , Her Reputation , Cameo Kirby , The Drums of Jeopardy , Black Oxen , The Yankee Consul , Gerald Cranston's Lady , Her Night of Romance , The Scarlet Honeymoon , Cyclone Cavalier , East Lynne , Hearts and Spangles , Folly of Youth , Money to Burn , Married Alive , The Canyon of Adventure , Rackety Rax , Night of Terror , The Drunkard and Ticket to Paradise , among others.
Mayne died in his sleep in Hollywood, California, on February 10, 1947.
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