Forrest Stanley

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Forrest Stanley
Forrest Stanley, silent film actor (SAYRE 9400).jpg
Stanley in 1922
Born(1889-08-21)August 21, 1889
DiedAugust 27, 1969(1969-08-27) (aged 80)
Resting place Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City
Years active19151959

Forrest Stanley (August 21, 1889 – August 27, 1969) was an American actor and screenplay writer best known for his work in silent film. He is particularly known for his role as Charles Brandon in the historical film When Knighthood Was in Flower (1922) by Robert G. Vignola and Charles Wilder in the murder mystery film The Cat and the Canary (1927) directed by Paul Leni.

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Stanley in The Young Diana with Marion Davies (1922) Forrest-Stanley-1922.jpg
Stanley in The Young Diana with Marion Davies (1922)
YearFilmRoleDirectorNotes
1915 The Yankee Girl Jack J. Clark
1916 The Tongues of Men Frank Lloyd
1916 Madame la Presidente Frank Lloyd
1916 The Code of Marcia Gray Frank Lloyd
1916 The Heart of Paula William Desmond Taylor
1919 The Thunderbolt Colin Campbell
1919 What Every Woman Wants Jesse D. Hampton
1920 The Notorious Mrs. Sands Christy Cabanne
1920 The Misfit Wife Edmund Mortimer
1920 The Triflers Christy Cabanne
1921 Forbidden Fruit Cecil B. DeMille
1921 Sacred and Profane Love William Desmond Taylor
1921 Enchantment Robert G. Vignola
1921 Big Game Dallas M. Fitzgerald
1922 When Knighthood Was in Flower Robert G. Vignola
1922 Beauty's Worth Robert G. Vignola
1922 The Young Diana Robert G. Vignola
1922 The Pride of Palomar Frank Borzage
1923 Bavu Stuart Paton
1923 Her Accidental Husband Dallas M. Fitzgerald
1923 Tiger Rose Sidney Franklin
1924 Through the Dark George W. Hill
1924 The Breath of Scandal Louis J. Gasnier
1925 Madame Sans-Gene Léonce Perret
1925 The Unwritten Law Edward LeSaint
1925 The Girl Who Wouldn't Work Marcel De Sano
1925 Up the Ladder Edward Sloman
1925 The Fate of a Flirt Frank R. Strayer
1925 Beauty and the Bad Man William Worthington
1926 Forest Havoc Stuart Paton
1926 Dancing Days Albert H. Kelley
1926 Shadow of the Law Wallace Worsley
1927 Eve's Love Letters Leo McCarey
1927 The Wheel of Destiny Duke Worne
1927 The Cat and the Canary Paul Leni
1928 Bare Knees Erle C. Kenton
1928 Jazzland Dallas M. Fitzgerald
1928 The Phantom of the Turf Duke Worne
1928 Into the Night Duke Worne
1929 The Drake Case Edward Laemmle
1931 Arizona George B. Seitz
1932 Sin's Pay Day George B. Seitz

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