George Hackathorne

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George Hackathorne
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Stars of the Photoplay, 1924
Born(1896-02-13)February 13, 1896
DiedJune 25, 1940(1940-06-25) (aged 44)
Years active1916-1938

George Hackathorne (February 13, 1896 June 25, 1940) was an American actor of the silent era. He appeared in more than 50 films between 1916 and 1939.


Hackathorne was born and educated in Pendleton, Oregon. Despite his mother's wishes that he get a college education, he chose to be an actor. [1] He began his career as a child actor [2] in stock theater, after which he performed in vaudeville. He and his brother had a dramatic act that toured the United States. [1]

On June 25, 1940, Hackathorne died in Hollywood, California, at age 44. [3] He was buried in Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

Hackathorne and Lillian Hall in Minnesota newspaper promotion for The Last of the Mohicans (1920) The Last of the Mohicans (1920) - Ad 4.jpg
Hackathorne and Lillian Hall in Minnesota newspaper promotion for The Last of the Mohicans (1920)

Partial filmography

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  1. 1 2 Stars of the Photoplay. Chicago: Photoplay Magazine. 1924. Retrieved January 26, 2021.
  2. "You're wrong; it's not Richard: He's George Hackathorne, newcomer". The Capital Times. Wisconsin, Madison. August 29, 1922. p. 7. Retrieved January 26, 2021 via
  3. "George Hackathorne". The New York Times. June 27, 1940. p. 23. ProQuest   105252035 . Retrieved January 26, 2021 via ProQuest.
  4. Institute, American Film (1997). The American Film Institute Catalog of Motion Pictures Produced in the United States. University of California Press. p. 349. ISBN   9780520209695 . Retrieved June 3, 2018.