Nelson McDowell

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Nelson McDowell
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Born(1870-08-14)August 14, 1870
DiedNovember 3, 1947(1947-11-03) (aged 77)
Years active1917-1945

Nelson McDowell (August 14, 1870 November 3, 1947) was an American actor. [1] He appeared in 176 films between 1917 and 1945. He was born in Greenville, Missouri and died in Hollywood, California after he shot himself.

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Prior to embarking on a theatrical career, McDowell had a career in dentistry. In 1901, he was appointed professor of orthodontics at the University of Illinois. [2]

Partial filmography

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References

  1. Katchmer, George A. (June 1, 1991). "Eighty Silent Film Stars: Biographies and Filmographies of the Obscure to the Well Known". McFarland. Retrieved June 1, 2019 via Google Books.
  2. https://www.newspapers.com/image/587563475/?terms=%22James%2BNelson%2BMcDowell%22