Masajiro Kaihatsu, known professionally as Yukio Aoyama, was an actor and assistant director in the United States during the silent film era. He appeared in about 60 silent films and serialsafter immigrating from Tokyo to appear in films. His son Arthur Aoyama (Arthur Kaihatsu) was a child actor. Aoyama was one of several Japanese actors in Hollywood and he was involved with a theater production of the Japanese tragedy, Matsuo.
Ruth Roland was an American stage and film actress and film producer.
Mabel Ballin, was an American motion-picture actress of the silent film era.
Tsuru Aoki was a popular Japanese stage and screen actress whose career was most prolific during the silent film era of the 1910s through the 1920s. Aoki may have been the first Asian actress to garner top billing in American motion pictures.
Ann Little, also known as Anna Little, was an American film actress whose career was most prolific during the silent film era of the early 1910s through the early 1920s. Today, most of her films are lost, with only twelve known to survive.
Lucille Ricksen was an American motion picture actress during the silent film era. She died of tuberculosis on March 13, 1925 at the age of 14.
Ernest C. Joy was an American stage and film actor of the silent era. He appeared in 76 films between 1911 and 1920.
Edwin L. Hollywood was an American actor and film director. He was born in New York City.
Hal Wilson, was a character actor who appeared in silent films. He was born in New York City. He was a denizen of Hollywood. He had a significant role in The Man Trap.
Edgar Jones also known as Ed Jones and as "Pardner" Jones, was an American actor, producer, and director of films. He starred in and directed the adaptation of Mildred Mason's The Gold in the Crock. He also starred in and directed Siegmund Lubin films including Fitzhugh's Ride. He established a film production business in Augusta, Maine that produced adaptations of Holman Day novels.
Hal Clements was an actor and director of silent films in the U.S. He starred in dozens of silent films. He married writer Olga Printzlau.
Jaxon Film Corporation was a comedy film production company during the silent film era. It was located in Jacksonville, Florida and later Providence, Rhode Island.
Gilbert P. Hamilton was an American film company executive and director. He worked at Essanay as a cinematographer, headed the St. Louis Motion Picture Company, and then launched the Albuquerque Motion Picture Company.
Astra Film Corp was an American film production company that produced silent films. Louis J. Gasnier was the company's president. George B. Seitz co-founded it. It was making films by 1916. It became Louis J. Gasnier Productions after Seitz left.
Earl Triplett Montgomery was a film director, writer, and comedian who performed in silent films including as the character Hairbreadth Harry. He established the producing company Earl Montgomery Comedy Company. Joe Rock partnered with him at Vitagraph.
Thomas Carrigan was an actor who starred in silent films in the U.S. He appeared in early Selig films and played dime store novel detective character Nick Carter in a series of short films.
Dorcas Neville Matthews was an English actress in silent films in the U.S. She had numerous roles as a supporting actress and was well known.
Ralph Kellard was an actor in the U.S. who appeared in theatrical productions and films. His film work included leading roles in several films such as The Shielding Shadow (1916), The Restless Sex (1920) and The Cost (film). His son Robert Kellard also became an actor.
Hugh E. Dierker was a film director and producer. He worked at Pathé. He established his own production company.
A Japanese Nightingale is a 1918 American silent drama film directed by George Fitzmaurice and starring Fannie Ward, W.E. Lawrence and Yukio Aoyama.
William Canfield was an actor on stage and screen known for portraying villains. He was in the 1915 serial The Broken Coin and the 1918 war propaganda film Why America Will Win.