Wade Boteler

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Wade Boteler
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Boteler in 1921
Born(1888-10-03)October 3, 1888
DiedMay 7, 1943(1943-05-07) (aged 54)
Years active1919–43
Spouse(s)Ellen Evelyn James (1918 – May 7, 1943); 4 children

Wade Boteler (October 3, 1888 May 7, 1943) was an American film actor and writer. He appeared in more than 430 films between 1919 and 1943. He was born in Santa Ana, California, and died in Hollywood, California, from a heart attack. [1]


Boteler graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. After he graduated, he stayed there as a director until he joined the Army in World War I. [2] For three years in the mid-1920s, he worked for Douglas MacLean's film company as both actor and writer. [3]

On Broadway, Boteler appeared in the play The Silent Voice (1914). [4]

Partial filmography

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  1. Katchmer, George A. (2009). A Biographical Dictionary of Silent Film Western Actors and Actresses. McFarland. pp. 34–35. ISBN   9781476609058 . Retrieved July 4, 2017.
  2. "A conservative in films, Boteler achieves quietly". The Los Angeles Times. California, Los Angeles. July 15, 1928. p. 41. Retrieved February 14, 2020 via Newspapers.com.
  3. "Wade Boteler Free-Lances in Butler Film". The Los Angeles Times. California, Los Angeles. July 31, 1927. p. 42. Retrieved February 14, 2020 via Newspapers.com.
  4. "Wade Boteler". Playbill Vault. Playbill. Archived from the original on July 4, 2017. Retrieved July 4, 2017.