George Foley was a British actor of the silent era.
Bess Meredyth was a screenwriter and silent film actress. The wife of film director Michael Curtiz, Meredyth wrote The Affairs of Cellini (1934) and adapted The Unsuspected (1947). She was one of the 36 founders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Henry Arthur Barrows was an American actor who appeared in films from 1913 to 1936.
Edwin Carewe was a Native American motion picture director, actor, producer, and screenwriter. His birth name was Jay John Fox; he was born in Gainesville, Texas. His father, Frank Fox, was white; his mother Sallie (Priddy) Fox was Chickasaw. Edwin and his two brothers, F. Finis and Wallace Carewe were enrolled members of the Chickasaw Nation. He was likely the most prolific of Native American directors of feature films in Hollywood history.
George Fitzmaurice was a French-born film director and producer.
Helen Dunbar was an American theatrical performer and silent film actress.
George Periolat was an American actor.
Eugenie Besserer was an American actress who starred in silent films and features of the early sound motion-picture era, beginning in 1910. Her most prominent role is that of the title character's mother in the first talkie film, The Jazz Singer.
George Hernandez I was an American silent film actor.
Fred Huntley was an English silent film actor and director.
George Nichols sometimes credited in films as George O. Nicholls was an American actor and film director. He appeared in 221 films between 1908 and 1928. He also directed 103 films between 1911 and 1916. He was born in Rockford, Illinois and died in Hollywood, California. He, along with Henry "Pathe" Lehrman, became an arch-enemy of Charlie Chaplin, who would take direction from nobody while at Keystone Studios. 'Pops', as he was known, was often cast as father to Mabel Normand. With his wife Viola Alberti, who he married in 1896, he is the father of another prolific director George Nicholls Jr. sometimes also credited as George Nichols, Jr..
James Neill was an American stage actor and film actor of the silent era. He appeared in 113 films between 1913 and 1930. His wife, and frequent costar on stage and screen, was Edythe Chapman.
Nickolas P. J. Cogley was an American actor, director and writer of the silent films. He appeared in more than 170 films between 1909 and 1934.
James Colin Campbell was a Scottish-born film director, actor and screenwriter. He directed 177 films between 1911 and 1924. He also wrote for 60 films between 1911 and 1922. He was born in Scotland, and died in Hollywood, California.
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.
Edward Marshall Kimball, was an American actor of the silent era. He appeared in 63 films between 1912 and 1936. Like many older actors of the Victorian and Edwardian eras, he enjoyed a varied stage career on and off Broadway before entering the silent films.
Hayford Hobbs was a leading British film actor of the silent era and later became a film director. He was born in London, England, in 1891. He made his first screen appearance in the 1915 film The Third Generation and appeared in his last film High Treason in 1929. The following year he directed his first film, a documentary about London.
Gerald Ames was a British actor, film director and Olympic fencer. Ames was born in Blackheath, London in 1880 and first took up acting in 1905. He was a popular leading man in the post-First World War cinema, appearing in more than sixty films between his debut in 1914 and his retirement from the screen in 1928 in a career entirely encompassing the silent era. He was also a regular stage actor who took on many leading roles in the theatre.
Roy Travers was a British actor. Travers appeared in a number of films made by Astra Films. He died in 1941.
Herbert Standing was a British stage and screen actor and the patriarch of the Standing family of actors. He was the father of numerous children, many who had careers in theatre and cinema. Toward the end of his life, he appeared in many Hollywood silent films.
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.
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