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Tom Chatterton (February 12, 1881 – August 17, 1952) was an American actor and director.
Born in Geneva, New York, Chatterton was active in sports as a youth. He gained early acting experience with Ben Horning's stock theater company in Syracuse, New York.He worked with several stock theater companies, and for three years he portrayed the mayor in a touring company of The Man of the Hour. He also was active in vaudeville.
He began his film career in 1913 at the New York Motion Picture Company under director Thomas H. Ince. Although never a major star, Chatterton had several leading roles in early silent films. He appeared in a large number of westerns and was able to adapt to talkies allowing him to have a successful career lasting five decades.
Chatterton was also a film director.
He died in Hollywood in 1952and was interred in the Glenwood Cemetery in his hometown of Geneva.
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