J. Fisher White

Last updated

J. Fisher White
Actor J. Fisher White.jpg
Born1 May 1865
Died14 January 1945 (age 79)
Occupation Film actor
Stage actor
Years active1905–1940 (film)

Joseph John Fisher White (1 May 1865 – 14 January 1945) was a British stage and film actor. [1] [2] The eldest of four sons of Rev. John White, of Ampfield, of that family formerly of Hursley, by his wife Martha, daughter of Rev. John Fisher, he took a B.A. from the University of Oxford.

Contents

White developed a reputation for playing character roles in the theatre and began to appear in a significant number of British films from the early 1920s onwards. He was the uncle of the actor Wilfrid Hyde-White, and was survived by a son, Hilary Fisher White (b. 1902) and a daughter, Thalia Fisher White (b. 1906), from his marriage to Edith Rhoda Blackwood.

Selected filmography

Bibliography

Related Research Articles

H. B. Warner English film and theatre actor

Henry Byron Warner was an English film and theatre actor. He was popular during the silent era and played Jesus Christ in The King of Kings. In later years, he successfully moved into supporting roles and appeared in numerous films directed by Frank Capra. Warner's most recognizable role to modern audiences is Mr. Gower in the perennially shown film It's a Wonderful Life, directed by Capra. He appeared in the original 1937 version of Lost Horizon as Chang, for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Noah Beery American actor (1882–1946)

Noah Nicholas Beery was an American actor who appeared in films from 1913 until his death in 1946. He was the older brother of Academy Award-winning actor Wallace Beery as well as the father of prominent character actor Noah Beery Jr.. He was billed as either Noah Beery or Noah Beery Sr. depending upon the film.

Lawrence Grant English actor

Percy Reginald Lawrence-Grant was an English actor known for supporting roles in films such as The Living Ghost, I'll Tell the World, Shanghai Express, The Mask of Fu Manchu and Son of Frankenstein. He was host of the 4th Academy Awards ceremonies in 1931.

Lionel Belmore English actor

Lionel Belmore was an English character actor and director on stage for more than a quarter of a century.

John Farrell MacDonald was an American character actor and director. He played supporting roles and occasional leads. He appeared in over 325 films over a four-decade career from 1911 to 1951, and directed forty-four silent films from 1912 to 1917.

Otis Harlan American actor (1865–1940)

Otis Harlan was an American comedic actor and voice actor. He voiced Happy, one of the Seven Dwarfs in the Disney animated film Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

Theodore von Eltz American actor

Theodore von Eltz was an American film actor. He appeared in more than 200 films between 1915 and 1957. He was the father of actress Lori March.

Richard Tucker (actor) American actor (1884–1942)

Richard Tucker was an American actor. Tucker was born in Brooklyn, New York. Appearing in more than 260 films between 1911 and 1940, he was the first official member of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and a founding member of SAG's Board of Directors. Tucker died in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles from a heart attack. He is interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, in an unmarked niche in Great Mausoleum, Columbarium of Faith.

Holmes Herbert English-American actor (1882–1956)

Holmes Herbert was an English character actor who appeared in Hollywood films from 1915 to 1952, often as a British gentleman.

Gibb McLaughlin English actor

George McLoughlin, known professionally as Gibb McLaughlin, was an English film and stage actor.

DeWitt Jennings American actor

DeWitt Clarke Jennings was an American film and stage actor. He appeared in 17 Broadway plays between 1906 and 1920, and in 153 films between 1915 and 1937.

Jane Baxter British actress

Jane Baxter was a British actress. Her stage career spanned half a century, and she appeared in a number of films and in television.

Ralph Ince American film director

Ralph Waldo Ince was an American pioneer film actor, director and screenwriter whose career began near the dawn of the silent film era. Ralph Ince was the brother of John E. Ince and Thomas H. Ince.

Milton Rosmer British actor

Milton Rosmer was a British actor, film director and screenwriter. He made his screen debut in The Mystery of a Hansom Cab (1915) and continued to act in theatre, film and television until 1956. In 1926 he directed his first film The Woman Juror and went on to direct another 16 films between 1926 and 1938.

Clifford Heatherley English stage and film actor (1888-1937)

Clifford Heatherley Lamb was an English stage and film actor.

Fritz Kampers German actor

Fritz Kampers was a German film actor. He appeared in more than 250 films between 1913 and 1950.

Claude King (English actor) English-American actor (1875–1941)

Claude Ewart King was an English-born character actor and unionist, who appeared in American silent film. With his distinctive wavy hair, King appeared on both stage and screen. He served his country, Great Britain, in World War I in Field Artillery, reaching the rank of Major and surviving the war. He began his stage career in his native country, before emigrating to the US. In 1919, he appeared on Broadway in support of Ethel Barrymore in the play Declassee.

Bodil Rosing American actress

Bodil Rosing was a Danish-American film actress in the silent and sound eras.

Philipp Manning German actor

Philipp Manning was a British-born German actor. He was born in Lewisham to a British father and a German mother. He was sent to Germany for his education and settled there. He often played British characters in German films, including in Nazi propaganda ones. He died in Waldshut-Tiengen.

David Hawthorne (actor) British stage and film actor

David Hawthorne 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.

References

  1. "J. Fisher White".
  2. "J Fisher White - Theatricalia". theatricalia.com.