1800 - Early Westerners too. 1860 - 1880.

by road-traveled | created - 19 Feb 2017 | updated - 04 Jun 2017 | Public

Born 1880 and before. List 3 of 1800s.

1. Bruce Covington

Actor | Under a Texas Moon

Bruce Covington was born on March 16, 1868 in London, England. He was an actor, known for Under a Texas Moon (1930), Wings of Adventure (1930) and The Flying Horseman (1926). He died on September 29, 1938 in London.

1868 - 1938, 70.

3 westerns, 26-30

Col. Savary, The Flying Horseman (1926). 1926.

2. Horace Murphy

Actor | Rollin' Plains

The son of a physician, Horace Murphy started his career as a child actor on showboats on the Mississippi. He later played the cornet in the band and eventually became half-owner of the showboat "Cottonblossom Floating Palace". After two seasons he sold his interest and organized a string of ...

1880 - 1975, 94.

95 westerns, 34-45.

Ananias, Sundown on the Prairie (1939). 1939.

3. C. Rhys Pryce

Actor | The Gun Smugglers

Welshman Caryl ap Rhys Pryce spent much of his life as a professional soldier, and fought in units as varied as the British army, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Mexican revolutionaries fighting against dictator Porfirio Díaz.

Born in British India, he was an RCMP officer in 1911 when he ...

  • 1915.


4 westerns, 13-13.

Shotgun Rawlins, The Invaders (1913). 1913.

4. William H. West

Actor | On the Warpath

William H. West was born on July 26, 1860 in Newport, Rhode Island, USA. He was an actor, known for On the Warpath (1911), Mysteries of the Grand Hotel (1915) and The Girl Detective (1915). He was married to Roumelia G. Morris. He died on August 20, 1915 in Glendale, California, USA.

1860 - 1915, 55.

19 westerns, 11-14.

General Ordez, Captured by Mexicans (1914). 1914.

5. Charles Brandt

Actor | The College Widow

Charles Brandt born in Philadelphia in 1862. well-known stage performer from the 1880s. cheerful, white-haired gentleman who starred and supported in more than 60 movies for the Lubin Film Company from 1911, often seen as professionals or fathers in dramas and comedies, first appeared in 'His ...

1862 - 1924, 62.

Sweeter Than Revenge (1915). 1915.

6. Burr McIntosh

Actor | Way Down East

Burr McIntosh born William Burr McIntosh in Ohio in 1862. Son of the President of public utility and Cleveland Gas Coal Company William Ambrose. Burr was educated at Lafayette College in Princeton where he became a member of the Sigma Chi fraternity in 1884. became a star on Broadway stage, perhaps...

1862 - 1942, 79.

3 westerns, 26-28.

Henry Radigan, The Buckaroo Kid (1926). 1926.

7. Luke Cosgrave

Actor | The Light That Failed

Luke Cosgrave was born on August 6, 1862 in Ballaghdreen, County Mayo, Ireland, UK as Sean Maccosggair. He was an actor, known for The Light That Failed (1923), Merton of the Movies (1924) and Welcome Home (1925). He died on June 28, 1949 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

1862 - 1949, 86. Ireland. California.

5 westerns, 24-41.

Shanks, The Squaw Man (1931). 1931.

8. Lee Morris

Actor | Durand of the Bad Lands

Lee Morris was born on June 23, 1863 in Missouri, USA. He was an actor, known for Durand of the Bad Lands (1917), The Golden Patch (1914) and Eph's Dream (1913). He died on February 6, 1933 in California, USA.

1863 - 1933, 69.

4 westerns, 12-17.

Maj. Clemens, The Massacre of Santa Fe Trail (1912). 1912.

9. William Humphrey

Director | Atonement

William Humphrey was born William Jonathan Humphrey on January 2nd, 1875 in Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts, USA. He entered films in 1909 as an actor, in 1910 as a director, and in 1917 as a screenwriter. He directed films and wrote screenplays until 1922. As an actor, he appeared in 124 films from ...

1863 - 1942, 79.

3 westerns, 25-36.

John McAllister, The Gold Hunters (1925). 1925.

10. Frank Campeau

Actor | 3 Bad Men

Frank Campeau was born on December 14, 1864 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He was an actor, known for 3 Bad Men (1926), Battling Bunyan (1924) and Abraham Lincoln (1930). He died on November 5, 1943 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

1864 - 1943, 78.

63 westerns, 14-36.

Scrubby, Smoky (1933). 1933.

11. Clarence Geldart

Actor | A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate

Clarence Geldart was born on June 9, 1865 in New Brunswick, Canada. He was an actor and director, known for A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate (1923), The Great Moment (1921) and Jungle Bride (1933). He died on May 13, 1935 in Calabasas, California, USA.

1865 - 1935, 69.

20 westerns, 17-35.

Dr. Crandall, The Lone Avenger (1933). 1933.

12. George Barbier

Actor | The Man Who Came to Dinner

Barbier was educated for the ministry before going to work on the stage. He appeared on Broadway in such successes as "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" and "The Man Who Came Back," among others. He signed a contract with Paramount Pictures in 1929 and later worked as an actor for most of the major ...

1865 - 1945, 79.

3 westerns, 33-40.

Weston, Under the Tonto Rim (1933). 1933.

13. Louis Morrison

Actor | Rumpelstiltskin

Louis Morrison was born on February 8, 1866 in Portland, Maine, USA. He was an actor, known for Rumpelstiltskin (1915), Peter Pan (1924) and The Iron Strain (1915). He was married to Elizabeth De Witt. He died on April 22, 1946 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1866 - 1946, 80.

The Sheriff, The Sheriff of Muscatine (1914). 1914.

7 westerns, 14-19.

14. Henry Hallam

Actor | The Evil Thereof

Henry Hallam was born in 1867 in London, England. He was an actor, known for The Evil Thereof (1916), Uncle Tom's Cabin (1913) and Gloria's Romance (1916). He was married to Josephine Stanton (opera singer). He died on November 9, 1921.

1867 - 1921, 54.

3 westerns, 12-14.

Senator Archer, The Exposure of the Land Swindlers (1913). 1913.

15. Romaine Fielding

Actor | A Dash for Liberty

Romaine Fielding was born on May 22, 1868 in Riceville, Mitchell County, Iowa, USA as William Grant Blandin. He was an actor and director, known for A Dash for Liberty (1913), Hiawanda's Cross (1913) and The Eagle's Nest (1915). He was married to Joan Arliss and Mabel van Valkenburg. He died on ...

1868 - 1927, 59.

26 westerns, 11-27.

Richard Carrol, Gun Gospel (1927). 1927.

16. William Bechtel

Actor | The Three Musketeers: Part 1

William Bechtel was born on June 12, 1867 in Berlin, Germany. He was an actor, known for The Three Musketeers: Part 1 (1911), The Lurking Peril (1919) and It Is Never Too Late to Mend (1913). He was married to Mrs. William Bechtel. He died on October 27, 1930 in Hollywood, California, USA.

1867 - 1930, 63. Germany. California.

The Gray Towers Mystery (1919). 1919.

17. Harry C. Bradley

Actor | House of Mystery

Harry C. Bradley was born on April 15, 1869 in San Francisco, California, USA as Harry Bradley Cockrill. He was an actor, known for House of Mystery (1934), Riding on Air (1937) and Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe (1940). He was married to Lurelle Lancing Waters. He died on October 18, 1947 in ...

1869 - 1947, 78.

Minister, Rhythm on the Range (1936). 1936.

4 westerns, 33-44.

18. William Faversham

Actor | The Man Who Lost Himself

William Faversham was born in London on February 12, 1868. After attending Hill-Martin College, he served for a short time in a cavalry regiment in Warwickshire. He made his stage debut on November 19, 1885, in a London vaudeville theater. Two years later, he came to New York, making his American ...

1868 - 1940, 72. London. New York.

Dad Evans, The Singing Buckaroo (1937). 1937

19. Frank Mills

Actor | The Unchastened Woman

Frank Mills was born on January 24, 1868 in Kendall, Michigan, USA as Frank Ransom Mills. He was an actor, known for The Unchastened Woman (1918), The Story of the Kelly Gang (1906) and The Moral Fabric (1916). He was married to Helen McBeth. He died on June 11, 1921 in Galesburg, Michigan.

1870 - 1921, 51.

3 westerns, 06-18.

Ned Kelly, The Story of the Kelly Gang (1906). 1906.

20. Walter Perkins

Actor | Golden Dreams

Walter Perkins was born on October 12, 1857 in Biddeford, Maine, USA as Walter Eugene Perkins. He was an actor, known for Golden Dreams (1922), Wee Lady Betty (1917) and The Lonely Woman (1918). He died on June 3, 1925 in Brooklyn, New York, USA.

1870 - 1925, 55.

4 westerns, 1918.

Sheriff Joe Harper, The Gun Woman (1918). 1918.

21. John Steppling

Actor | Tess of the D'Urbervilles

John Steppling was born on August 8, 1870 in Essen, Germany as John C. Steppling. He was an actor and director, known for Tess of the D'Urbervilles (1913), Lombardi, Ltd. (1919) and Billy and the Butler (1912). He died on April 5, 1932 in Hollywood, California, USA.

1870 - 1932, 61. Germany. California.

4 westerns, 15-16.

Ino Eatt, Adjusting His Claim (1916). 1916.

22. Claude Gillingwater

Actor | A Tale of Two Cities

A man so disagreeable on celluloid, Claude Gillingwater's characters seemed to subsist on a steady diet of persimmons. Fondly recalled as the cranky old skinflint whose seemingly cold heart could only be warmed by the actions of a cute little tyke, the tall and rangy Gillingwater invariably played ...

1870 - 1939, 69.

3 westerns, 29-31.

The Conquering Horde (1931). 1931.

23. Arnold Korff

Actor | Tagebuch einer Verlorenen

Arnold Korff was born on August 2, 1870 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary as Arnold Peter Kirsch-Korff. He was an actor, known for Diary of a Lost Girl (1929), Black Moon (1934) and The Royal Family of Broadway (1930). He was married to Annie Bauer (actress). He died on June 2, 1944 in New York City, New ...

1870 - 1944, 73. Austria. New York.

3 westerns

Men of the North (1930). 1930.

Monsieur Le Fox (1931). 1931.

Die große Fahrt (1931). 1931.

24. Richard Carle

Actor | The Ghost Walks

Richard Carle was born on July 7, 1871 in Somerville, Massachusetts, USA as Charles Nicholas Carleton. He was an actor, known for The Ghost Walks (1934), Seven Sinners (1940) and Ninotchka (1939). He was married to Laura Casner and Ella Samantha Clifford. He died on June 28, 1941 in North Hollywood...

1871 - 1941, 69.

9 westerns, 33-36.

Boswell Albernathy, Justice of the Peace, The Arizona Raiders (1936). 1936.

25. Holbrook Blinn

Actor | McTeague

American stage actor and director who made numerous silent film appearances. Blinn was born and raised in San Francisco and attended nearby Stanford University. But his stage career had begun years before, when he made his acting debut at age six. Following his education, he resumed acting, ...

1872 - 1928, 56.

The Bad Man (1923). 1923.

26. Robert McWade

Actor | The Kennel Murder Case

Robert McWade was born on January 25, 1872 in Buffalo, New York, USA as Robert McWade Jr. He was an actor, known for The Kennel Murder Case (1933), The Big Cage (1933) and Cappy Ricks Returns (1935). He was married to Almina Lee. He died on January 19, 1938 in Culver City, California, USA.

1872 - 1938, 65.

* 5 westerns, 31-38.

Colonel Sharpe, Operator 13 (1934). 1934.

27. Charles Murray

Actor | Vamping Venus

Charles Murray was born on June 22, 1872 in Laurel, Indiana, USA. He was an actor and director, known for Vamping Venus (1928), Around the Corner (1930) and Mike (1926). He was married to Nellie Bae Hamilton. He died on July 29, 1941 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1872 - 1941, 69.

7 westerns, 16-31.

Pat Meech, Sundown (1924). 1924.

28. Billy Quirk

Actor | Algie, the Miner

Billy Quirk was born on March 27, 1873 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA as William A. Quirk. He was an actor and director, known for Algie, the Miner (1912), The Man Worthwhile (1921) and Salomy Jane (1923). He was married to Patsy Jane Holcomb. He died on April 20, 1926 in Los Angeles, California, ...

1873 - 1926, 53.

6 westerns, 09-23.

A Knot in the Plot (1910). 1910.

29. George MacQuarrie

Actor | Backbone

George MacQuarrie was born on June 2, 1873 in San Francisco, California, USA as George Donald MacQuarrie. He is known for his work on Backbone (1923), Betsy Ross (1917) and The Whisper Market (1920). He was married to Helen MacKellar. He died in April 1951.

1873 - 1951, 77.

12 westerns, 16-48.

Gillette Barker, All Man (1916). 1916.

30. Oliver Eckhardt

Actor | The Cavalier

Oliver Eckhardt was born on September 14, 1873 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He was an actor, known for The Cavalier (1928), The Lone Star Ranger (1930) and The Last Trail (1927). He died on September 15, 1952 in Hollywood, California, USA.

1873 - 1952, 79.

5 westerns, 27-37.

Lem Parker, The Lone Star Ranger (1930). 1930.

31. Tom McGuire

Actor | Steamboat Bill, Jr.

Tom McGuire was born on September 1, 1873 in Lancashire, England as Thomas Maguire. He was an actor, known for Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928), Lights of New York (1928) and City Girl (1930). He died on May 6, 1954 in Hollywood, California, USA.

1873 - 1954, 80. UK. California.

9 westerns, 23-49.

Deputy, The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend (1949). 1949.

32. Miles McCarthy

Actor | Captain Blood

Canadian vaudevillian and stage actor who appeared in several silent films. As a dramatic actor, he appeared in such plays as "The Pearl of Pekin," "The Hole in the Ground," and "Dear House of Ireland." Later he entered vaudeville with a sketch show, "The Race Tout's Dream," which occupied him for ...

1874 - 1928, 54. Canada. California.

5 westerns, 11-25.

Nell's father, The Warrant (1911). 1911.

33. E. Alyn Warren

Actor | Red Wine

E. Alyn Warren was born on June 2, 1874 in Richmond, Virginia, USA as Edward Alyn Warren. He was an actor, known for Red Wine (1928), They Won't Forget (1937) and The Bells (1926). He died on January 22, 1940 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

1874 - 1940, 65.

11 westerns, 20-38.

Abner Mosley, the Factor, Wagon Wheels (1934). 1934

34. Edgar Jones

Actor | Lonesome Corners

Edgar Jones was born on June 17, 1874 in Elmore County, Alabama, USA. He was an actor and director, known for Lonesome Corners (1922), A Rich Man's Darling (1918) and The Woman Pays (1915). He was married to Louise Huff and Louise Vale. He died on February 7, 1958 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1874 - 1958, 83.

43 westerns, 12-21.

Lone Dog, Lone Dog, the Faithful (1913). 1913.

35. Clarence Kolb

Actor | His Girl Friday

Contrary to his familiar image, Clarence Kolb started out as one half of a vaudeville comedy act, Kolb and Dill. He made a few shorts in 1916 and a feature in 1917, but went back to vaudeville and the stage immediately thereafter, and did not return to films until the late 1930s. His stern, ...

1874 - 1964, 90.

3 westerns, 27-38.

Sam Kent, The Law West of Tombstone (1938). 1938.

36. Phillips Smalley

Director | The Hand That Rocks the Cradle

Phillips Smalley was born on August 7, 1875 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Phillips Wendell Smalley. He was a director and actor, known for The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1917), The Merchant of Venice (1914) and Eyes That See Not (1912). He was married to Phyllis Lorraine Ephlin and Lois Weber. He ...

1875 - 1939, 63.

4 westerns, 13-28.

A Joke on the Sheriff (1913). 1913. Director.

37. Gilbert Emery

Actor | Wife vs. Secretary

Gilbert Emery was born on June 11, 1875 in Naples, New York, USA as Gilbert Emery Bensley Pottle. He was an actor and writer, known for Wife vs. Secretary (1936), Between Two Worlds (1944) and The House of the Seven Gables (1940). He died on October 28, 1945 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1875 - 1945, 70.

Justice, River's End (1940). 1940.

38. Sam De Grasse

Actor | The Man Who Laughs

Born in Canada, Sam De Grasse entered films in 1912 and specialized in playing thoroughly disreputable, nasty, slimy bad guys. Douglas Fairbanks was so impressed with De Grasse's villainy that he used the actor in several of his more memorable productions. He wasn't the only member of the De Grasse ...

1875 - 1953, 78. Canada. California.

20 westerns, 14-23.

Tom Slade, Six-Shooter Andy (1918). 1918.

39. Eddie Polo

Actor | The Vanishing Dagger

Eddie Polo was born on February 1, 1875 in San Francisco, California, USA as Edward W. Wyman. He is known for his work on The Vanishing Dagger (1920), The New Adventures of Terence O'Rourke (1915) and The Plow Woman (1917). He was married to Pearl Grant and Alice Finch. He died on June 14, 1961 in ...

1875 - 1961, 86.

19 westerns, 16-55.

Director, actor, Eddy Polo mit Pferd und Lasso (1928). 1928. Germany.

40. Arthur V. Johnson

Actor | The Beloved Adventurer

Arthur V. Johnson was born on February 2, 1876 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA as Arthur Vaughen Johnson. He was an actor and director, known for The Beloved Adventurer (1914), Annie Rowley's Fortune (1913) and The Adventures of Dollie (1908). He was married to Maude Webb. He died on January 17, 1916 in ...

1876 - 1916, 39.

13 westerns, 08-11.

The Fight for Freedom (1908). 1908.

41. Richard Stanton

Actor | Graft

Richard Stanton was born on October 8, 1876 in Iowa, USA. He was an actor and director, known for Graft (1915), Bride 13 (1920) and The Spy (1917). He died on May 22, 1956 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1876 - 1956, 79.

23 westerns, 11-18.

Rev. John Dummond, Past Redemption (1913). 1913.

42. Maurice Costello

Actor | The Man Who Couldn't Beat God

Maurice Costello was born on February 22, 1877 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor and director, known for The Man Who Couldn't Beat God (1915), The Golden Pathway (1913) and Iron and Steel (1914). He was married to Ruth Reeves and Mae Costello. He died on October 28, 1950 in ...

1877 - 1950, 73.

6 westerns, 10-42.

The Nine of Diamonds (1910). 1910.

43. Thomas Holding

Actor | The Three Musketeers

Thomas Holding was born in Greenwich, Kent, England in 1878. Having finished his education at Rugby, he went onto the stage under the management of Charles Hawtrey with whom he appeared in many London productions (he was 14 years on the London stage playing with distinguished Shakespearean actors ...

1878 - 1929, 50. UK. US.

The Peace of Roaring River (1919). 1919.

44. Tom Brower

Actor | The Fighting Rookie

Tom Brower was born on February 20, 1878 in Birmingham, Alabama, USA. He was an actor, known for The Fighting Rookie (1934), California Mail (1936) and Empty Holsters (1937). He died on July 19, 1937.

1878 - 1937, 59.

11 westerns, 33-38.

Dad Brent, Empty Holsters (1937). 1937.

45. Alfred Paget

Actor | Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages

Alfred Paget was born on June 2, 1879 in London, England. He was an actor and director, known for Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages (1916), Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp (1917) and Martyrs of the Alamo (1915). He was married to Leila Halstead Paget. He died in 1925.

1879 - 1925, 45.

31 westerns, 09-19.

Gray Fox, The Squaw's Love (1911). 1911.

46. Shorty Hamilton

Actor | Denny from Ireland

Shorty Hamilton was born on September 9, 1879 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as John H. Hamilton. He was an actor, known for Denny from Ireland (1918), It Happened Out West (1923) and The Snail (1918). He was married to Ethel Spurgint (actress). He died on March 7, 1925 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1879 - 1925, 45.

39 westerns, 09-25.

Onate, Cross Roads (1922). 1922.

47. Paul Porcasi

Actor | Morocco

Paul Porcasi was born on January 1, 1879 in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. He was an actor, known for Morocco (1930), Broadway (1929) and Red-Haired Alibi (1932). He died on August 8, 1946 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.

1879 - 1946, 67. Italy. California.

5 westerns, 31-40.

Luigi La Volpe (1931). 1931.

Emil, the chef, Rose-Marie (1936). 1936.

48. Howard Davies

Actor | Wanted at Headquarters

Howard Davies was born on May 18, 1879 in Liverpool, England as Howard O. Davies. He was an actor, known for Wanted at Headquarters (1920), Madame la Presidente (1916) and Uncle Bill (1912). He died on December 30, 1947 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1879 - 1947, 68. Liverpool. California.

11 westerns, 11-29.

Colonel Holbrook, The White Outlaw (1929). 1929.

49. Robert Elliott

Actor | The Maltese Falcon

Robert Elliott was born on October 9, 1879 in Columbus, Ohio, USA as Richard Robert Elliott. He was an actor, known for The Maltese Falcon (1931), Gone with the Wind (1939) and White Eagle (1932). He was married to Ruth Thorp. He died on November 15, 1951 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1879 - 1951, 72.

7 westerns, 30-46.

Captain Blake, White Eagle (1932). 1932.

50. E.L. Fernandez

Actor | Woman

E.L. Fernandez was born on September 14, 1879 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Woman (1918), Eye for Eye (1918) and Heart of the Wilds (1918). He died on March 31, 1952 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1879 - 1952, 72.

Longorio, Heart of the Sunset (1918). 1918.

51. Lewis Stone

Actor | The Sin of Madelon Claudet

By the time that he was 20, Lewis Stone had turned prematurely grey. He enlisted to fight in the Spanish American War and when he returned, he returned to be a writer. This turned to acting and he began to appear in films during the middle teens. His career was again interrupted by war as he served...

1879 - 1953, 73.

4 westerns, 21-50.

Dr. Daniel Kalbert Harris, Stars in My Crown (1950). 1950

52. Charles Meakin

Actor | Upstage

Charles Meakin was born on October 2, 1879 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA as Charles Wolcott Meakin. He was an actor, known for Upstage (1926), The Marriage Clause (1926) and Ladies at Ease (1927). He died on January 17, 1961 in Hollywood, California, USA.

1879 - 1961, 81.

3 westerns, 26-45.

Daniel Carson, Lightning Bill (1926). 1926.

53. Charles Arling

Actor | Back to God's Country

Charles Arling was born on August 22, 1880 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Charles F. Parr. He was an actor, known for Back to God's Country (1919), The Striped Bathing Suit (1912) and Droppington's Devilish Deed (1915). He died on April 21, 1922 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1880 - 1922, 41. Canada. California.

8 westerns, 11-21.

Captain, Wagon Tracks (1919). 1919.

54. Orral Humphrey

Actor | Huckleberry Finn

Orral Humphrey was born on April 3, 1880 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA as Thomas Orral Humphrey. He was an actor and director, known for Huckleberry Finn (1920), Broadway Madness (1927) and Twenty Minutes in Magic (1916). He was married to Lois Frances Born. He died on August 12, 1929 in Los Angeles...

1880 - 1929, 49.

Wild Life (1918). 1918.

Ike Boone, In Old California (1929). 1929.

55. Purnell Pratt

Actor | The Mystery Squadron

Purnell Pratt was born on October 20, 1878 in Bethel, Illinois, USA as Purnell Bush Pratt. He was an actor, known for The Mystery Squadron (1933), Crimson Romance (1934) and Bachelor Apartment (1931). He was married to Julia C. Price. He died on July 25, 1941 in Hollywood, California, USA.

1880 - 1941, 55.

5 westerns, 36-39.

Forlorn River (1937). 1937.

56. Montagu Love

Actor | Gunga Din

Montague Love - certainly an intriguing name - but his own - started his working life as a newspaper man in London. His primary expertise centered on being a field illustrator and cartoonist who covered the Boer War (1899-1902). His realistic battle sketches gained him popularity among readers, but...

1880 - 1943, 63.

9 westerns, 25-40.

Roddy, The Wind (1928). 1928.

57. Mahlon Hamilton

Actor | Little Old New York

Mahlon Hamilton was born on June 15, 1880 in Virginia, USA as Mahlon Preston Hamilton. He was an actor, known for Little Old New York (1923), Half a Chance (1920) and Three Weeks (1914). He was married to Alita Bratton Farnum and Sara L. Leary. He died on June 20, 1960 in Woodland Hills, Los ...

1880 - 1960, 80.

8 westerns, 14-47.

Red Vale, The Boss Rider of Gun Creek (1936). 1936.

58. Wyndham Standing

Actor | Earthbound

Wyndham Standing was born on August 23, 1880 in London, England. He was an actor, known for Earthbound (1920), The Iron Trail (1921) and The Canadian (1926). He was married to Winifred Helen Pearson (actress). He died on February 1, 1963 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1880 - 1963, 82. London. California.

3 westerns, 16-47.

Capt. William Andrews, The Bugle Call (1916). 1916.

59. Louis Stern

Actor | Eye for Eye

Louis Stern was born on January 10, 1860 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Eye for Eye (1918), The Great Victory, Wilson or the Kaiser? The Fall of the Hohenzollerns (1919) and The Great Romance (1919). He was married to Peggy Ward. He died on February 15, 1941 in ...

1860 - 1941, 81.

Ramon De Hermosa, In Old California (1929). 1929.

60. James Robert Chandler

Actor | The Avenging Arrow

James Robert Chandler was born in 1860. He was an actor, known for The Avenging Arrow (1921), Monte Cristo (1912) and Things Are Seldom What They Seem (1912). He died on March 16, 1950 in East Islip, New York, USA.

1860 - 1950, 90.

13 westerns, 12-28.

Domingo Valencia, The Vengeance of the Vaquero (1914). 1914.

61. Frank Opperman

Actor | An Indian's Loyalty

Frank Opperman was born in 1861 in Houston, Texas, USA. He was an actor, known for An Indian's Loyalty (1913), During the Round-Up (1913) and Neighbors (1912). He died on April 26, 1922 in San Diego, California, USA.

1861 - 1922, 61.

14 westerns, 10-13.

The Ranchero, During the Round-Up (1913). 1913.

62. John Lince

Actor | Bond of Fear

John Lince was born on February 19, 1862 in London, England. He was an actor, known for Bond of Fear (1917), The Devil Dodger (1917) and The Glorious Fool (1922). He died on June 21, 1937 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1862 - 1937, 75.

6 westerns, 17-25.

Shorty Stokes, By Proxy (1918). 1918.

63. Emile Chautard

Director | The Mystery of the Yellow Room

French director and actor of American and French films. He began his career as a stage actor at the Odeon in Paris, then at the Eclair, where he became artistic director and chief director of the theatre school in 1910. Five years later he traveled to America and began a successful career as a film...

1864 - 1934, 69. Paris. California.

5 westerns, 16-34.

Don Marco Ramirez, The California Trail (1933). 1933.

64. Wadsworth Harris

Actor | Graft

Wadsworth Harris was born on October 9, 1864 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Lewis Wadsworth Harris. He was an actor, known for Graft (1915), The Right to Be Happy (1916) and The Declaration of Independence (1911). He died on November 1, 1942 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1864 - 1942, 78.

4 westerns, 17-36.

Joe Statler, The Midnight Stage (1919). 1919.

65. Clarence Arper

Actor | Jinx

Clarence Arper was born on March 27, 1864 in Gilroy, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Jinx (1919), The Unwritten Law (1916) and The Woman Who Dared (1916). He died on July 13, 1943 in Los Angeles, California.

1864 - 1943, 79.

4 westerns, 14-20.

Rev. Daniel Stiggens, Heart of Juanita (1919). 1919.

66. George C. Pearce

Actor | Black Beauty

George C. Pearce was born on June 26, 1865 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Black Beauty (1921), British Agent (1934) and Vengeance (1930). He died on August 13, 1940 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1865 - 1940, 75.

Judge Stevens, The Lone Rider (1930). 1930.

17 westerns, 15-39.

67. John E. Brennan

Actor | Jones' Wedding Day

Jolly, bald, over-weight comedian John E. Brennan born in Massachusetts in 1865. Became popular on vaudeville in the 1890's. One of the most well-known silent comedy stars of the early 1910's, began his film career with the Kalem Film Company in 1912 when he starred in 'The Pasadena Peach' he was ...

1865 - 1940, 75.

10 westerns, 12-15.

Pump Handle - Indian Chief, Reggie, the Squaw Man (1914). 1914.

68. Willis Marks

Actor | The Dramatic Life of Abraham Lincoln

Willis Marks was born on August 20, 1865 in Rochester, Minnesota, USA. He was an actor, known for The Dramatic Life of Abraham Lincoln (1924), Which Shall It Be? (1924) and The Dancin' Fool (1920). He was married to Carroll Marshall. He died on December 6, 1952 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1865 - 1952, 87.

6 westerns, 18-36.

Joe Budlong, The Man from Funeral Range (1918). 1918.

69. Sidney De Gray

Actor | American Pluck

Sidney De Gray was born on June 16, 1866 in England. He was an actor and director, known for American Pluck (1925), The Mark of Zorro (1920) and The Silver Treasure (1926). He died on June 30, 1941 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1866 - 1941, 75. UK. US.

9 westerns, 20-32.

Red McGee, Water, Water, Everywhere (1920). 1920.

70. J. Gordon Edwards

Director | Drag Harlan

Began as an actor, then as director and producer at the Suburban Garden Theatre in St. Louis, then at the Academy of Music in New York, where he was hired by William Fox to direct films in 1914. He directed 22 films starring Theda Bara, who called him "the nicest director I ever worked with." His ...

1867 - 1925, 58. Canada. New York.

5 westerns, 19-20.

Director, Drag Harlan (1920). 1920.

71. James Corrigan

Actor | The White Sin

James Corrigan was born on October 17, 1867 in Dayton, Ohio, USA. He was an actor, known for The White Sin (1924), The Law Forbids (1924) and A Slave of Fashion (1925). He was married to Lillian Elliott. He died on February 28, 1929 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1867 - 1929, 61.

Governor of Wyoming, The Man from Wyoming (1924). 1924.

72. Edgar Keller

Director | The Yellow Girl

Edgar Keller was born in September 1867 in Crescent City, California, USA. He is known for his work on The Yellow Girl (1916), Jesse James Under the Black Flag (1921) and God's Country and the Woman (1916). He died on January 10, 1932 in Los Angeles, California.

1867 - 1932, 66.

10 westerns, 12-21.

Don Jose Praz, A Ranch Romance (1914). 1914.

73. Al Hallett

Actor | Midnight Faces

Al Hallett was born on February 28, 1867 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia as Albert Herbert Hallett. He was an actor, known for Midnight Faces (1926), Dangerous Odds (1925) and The Passing of Wolf MacLean (1924). He was married to Agnes Johns (actress) and Gertrude Elizabeth Zahn. He died on ...

1867 - 1935, 68. Australia. California.

5 westerns, 24-26.

Haunted Range (1926). 1926.

74. Alfred P. James

Actor | The Fighting Code

Alfred P. James was born on October 12, 1867 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia as Alfred Prior James. He was an actor, known for The Fighting Code (1933), The Thrill Hunter (1933) and Rocky Rhodes (1934). He died on October 9, 1946 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1867 - 1946, 78. Australia. California.

16 westerns, 32-39.

Rocky Rhodes (1934). 1934.

1867 - 1952, 85.

5 westerns, 16-17.

The Timber Wolf (1916). 1916. Director.

76. Harry Fisher

Actor | The Faith of Sonny Jim

Harry Fisher was born in 1868 in Bristol, England as Harry Edwin Fisher. He was an actor, known for The Faith of Sonny Jim (1915), A Caliph of the New Bagdad (1916) and Polly of the Follies (1922). He was married to Annie L. He died on May 27, 1923 in New York City, New York, USA.

1868 - 1923, 55. UK. New York.

Reggie Moneybags -of the Idle Rich, Reggie, the Squaw Man (1914). 1914.

The Cook, Captain Billie's Mate (1913). 1913.

77. Hardee Kirkland

Actor | While Paris Sleeps

Hardee Kirkland was born on May 23, 1868 in Savannah, Georgia, USA as Noble Rarda Kirkland. He was a director and actor, known for While Paris Sleeps (1923), Les Misérables (1917) and The Arizona Romeo (1925). He died on February 18, 1929 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1868 - 1929, 60.

5 westerns, 19-25.

Judge Gordon Randolph, Without Compromise (1922). 1922.

78. Bernard Siegel

Actor | Laugh, Clown, Laugh

Bernard Siegel was born on April 19, 1868 in Lemberg, Galicia, Austria-Hungary. He was an actor, known for Laugh, Clown, Laugh (1928), Beau Geste (1926) and The Wolf (1914). He died on July 9, 1940 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1868 - 1940, 72.

13 westerns, 15-37.

Frenchy, Sweeter Than Revenge (1915). 1915.

79. William Hutchison

Actor | The Fair Barbarian

William Hutchison was born on May 16, 1869 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was an actor, known for The Fair Barbarian (1917), The Lipton Cup: Introducing Sir Thomas Lipton (1913) and Happiness of Three Women (1917). He died on September 7, 1918 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1869 - 1918, 49. Scotland. California.

6 westerns, 12-17.

Dr. Evarts, The Girl and the Cowboy (1912). 1912.

80. Nick Cogley

Director | Only a Farmer's Daughter

Nick Cogley was born on May 4, 1869 in New York City, New York, USA as Nicholas P.J. Cogley. He was an actor and director, known for Only a Farmer's Daughter (1915), Monte Cristo (1912) and The Dramatic Life of Abraham Lincoln (1924). He died on May 20, 1936 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

1869 - 1936, 67.

12 westerns, 11-33.

Jack Kernan, On Separate Paths (1911). 1911.

81. Hugh Saxon

Actor | Border Vengeance

Hugh Saxon was born on January 14, 1869 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He was an actor, known for Border Vengeance (1925), The Guttersnipe (1922) and Heart of Twenty (1920). He was married to Ellen. He died on May 14, 1945 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

1869 - 1945, 76.

7 westerns, 25-31.

Rufe Sims, Border Vengeance (1925). 1925.

82. Charles Inslee

Actor | Adventures of Tarzan

Charles Inslee was born on June 6, 1870 in New York City, New York, USA as Charles Edward Inslee. He was an actor and director, known for Adventures of Tarzan (1921), The Adventures of Dollie (1908) and After Many Years (1908). He was married to Belle M. S. McElroy. He died in September 1922.

1870 - 1922, 52.

17 westerns, 08-21.

Doc Higgins, Desperate Trails (1921). 1921.

83. Anders Randolf

Actor | The Viking

Anders Randolf was born Anders Randrup in Denmark 1870.

His parents were Matthius Randrup and Kristine Jensen. He had a number of siblings - two of which were sisters Kirstine Randrup born in 1884 and Jensine Marie Randrup born 1880. He grew up on Old Rybjergaard farm, living with an Aunt rather ...

1870 - 1930, 59. Denmark. California.

All Faces West (1929). 1931.

84. Louis Fitzroy

Actor | Making Matters Worse

Louis Fitzroy was born on November 24, 1870 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Making Matters Worse (1915), The Silent Way (1914) and The Galloping Jinx (1925). He was married to Margaret Cullington. He died on January 26, 1947 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1870 - 1947, 76.

10 westerns, 13-25.

The Four-Gun Bandit (1919). 1919.

85. Enrique Acosta

Actor | A Message to Garcia

Enrique Acosta was born on February 26, 1870 in Mexico City, Mexico. He was an actor, known for A Message to Garcia (1936), Don Q Son of Zorro (1925) and The Texan (1930). He died on May 22, 1949 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1870 - 1949, 79. Mexico. California.

Old Pedro, Whispering Sage (1927). 1927.

5 westerns, 27-47.

86. Bert Sprotte

Actor | The Private Life of Helen of Troy

Bert Sprotte was born on December 9, 1870 in Chemnitz, Saxony, Germany as Berthold Sprotte. He was an actor, known for The Private Life of Helen of Troy (1927), The Ace of Spades (1925) and The Brute Breaker (1919). He was married to Alma Ruzena. He died on December 30, 1949 in Los Angeles, ...

1870 - 1949, 79. Germany. California.

* 23 westerns, 18-35.

Black Lanning, Blood and Sand (1922). 1922.

87. Elmo Red Fox

Actor | Jesse James as the Outlaw

Elmo Red Fox was born on June 11, 1870 in South Dakota, USA. He was an actor, known for Jesse James as the Outlaw (1921), The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962) and Parkinson (1971). He died on March 1, 1976 in Corpus Christi, Texas, USA.

Chief Red Fox, Jesse James as the Outlaw (1921). 1921.

1870 - 1976, 105.

88. Charles Giblyn

Director | The Lesson

Charles Giblyn was born on September 6, 1871 in Watertown, New York, USA. He was a director and actor, known for The Lesson (1917), Scandal (1917) and Just for Tonight (1918). He died on March 14, 1934 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1871 - 1934, 62.

6 westerns, 12-21.

Singing River (1921). 1921. Director.

89. John T. Prince

Actor | Dr. Jack

John T. Prince was born on September 11, 1871 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Dr. Jack (1922), The Battling Orioles (1924) and The Radio Detective (1926). He was married to Kathleen Chambers. He died on December 23, 1937 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1871 - 1937, 66.

8 westerns, 16-32.

Jeff Hazelton, The Call of Courage (1925). 1925.

90. Joseph Eggenton

Actor | You'll Find Out

Joseph Eggenton was born on February 28, 1871 in Pomfret, Connecticut, USA as Joseph Donahue. He was an actor, known for You'll Find Out (1940), Silent Witness (1943) and The Bandit Trail (1941). He died on July 3, 1946 in Hollywood, California, USA.

1871 - 1946, 75.

7 westerns, 40-44.

Banker Andrew Grant, The Bandit Trail (1941). 1941.

91. Nick De Ruiz

Actor | The Unknown

Nick De Ruiz was born on February 24, 1871 in Santa Barbara, California, USA as Nicholas De Ruiz. He was an actor, known for The Unknown (1927), Wings of Adventure (1930) and Call of the West (1930). He died on June 21, 1959 in Los Angeles, California.

1871 - 1959, 88.

6 westerns, 22-36.

Manuel Valdez, The Night Hawk (1924).

92. Will Walling

Actor | The Range Feud

Will Walling was born on June 2, 1872 in Sacramento City, Iowa, USA. He was an actor, known for The Range Feud (1931), The Little Minister (1921) and Heroes of the Street (1922). He was married to Effie Bond. He died on March 5, 1932 in California, USA.

1872 - 1932, 59.

22 westerns, 21-32.

Cyrus Dean, The Canyon of Light (1926). 1926.

93. Seymour Hastings

Actor | Macbeth

Seymour Hastings was born in 1872 as Seymour Hastings O'Dell. He was an actor and writer, known for Macbeth (1916), Perils of the Secret Service (1917) and The Girl in the Tenement (1914). He was married to Olive Du Vall. He died on April 3, 1937 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1872 - 1937, 65.

* 4 westerns, 1914.

John Preston, A Ranch Romance (1914). 1914. Writer, actor.

94. Elmer Jerome

Actor | That's My Gal

Elmer Jerome was born on January 30, 1872 in Canton, Illinois, USA as Elmer Edmond Jerome. He was an actor, known for That's My Gal (1947) and Swing Your Partner (1943). He died on August 10, 1947 in Los Angeles County, California, USA.

1872 - 1947, 75.

3 westerns, 43-47.

Jed Stevers, Denton postmaster, False Colors (1943). 1943.

95. Harry Harvey

Director | The Mystery Ship

Harry Harvey was born on June 4, 1873 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a director and actor, known for The Mystery Ship (1917), The Lion's Claws (1918) and Feet of Clay (1917). He died on April 5, 1929 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1873 - 1929, 55.

10 westerns, 18-19.

Director, The Black Horse Bandit (1919). 1919.

96. Joseph De Grasse

Director | Pay Me!

Joseph Louis DeGrasse (May 4, 1873 - May 25, 1940) was born into a French Canadian family. He is the son of Lange DeGrasse and Ellen Comeaux of Bathurst, New Brunswick. Joseph is the older brother of actor Samuel DeGrasse. There were 11 siblings. Joe immigrated to the USA around 1880 as a young ...

1873 - 1940, 67. Canada. California.

16 westerns, 12-35.

Dad Mason, The Dawn Rider (1935). 1935.

97. W.C. Robinson

Actor | The Wooing of Alice

W.C. Robinson was born on April 22, 1873 in Manhattan, New York, USA as Walter Charles Robinson. He was an actor, known for The Wooing of Alice (1912), Winning Back His Love (1910) and Those Hicksville Boys (1912). He died on July 13, 1942 in Maywood, California, USA.

1873 - 1942, 69.

18 westerns, 10-15.

Indian Chief, Packer Jim's Guardianship (1915). 1915.

98. Patrick Sylvester McGeeney

Director | Little Miss Bluebonnet

Patrick Sylvester McGeeney was born on August 19, 1873 in Omagh, County Tyrone, Ireland. He was a director and actor, known for Little Miss Bluebonnet (1922), The Germ (1923) and Perils of the West (1922). He was married to Mary Graham. He died on October 15, 1943 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1873 - 1943, 70.

4 westerns, 18-22.

Marshall Wilson, A Debtor to the Law (1919). 1919.

99. Arthur Hoyt

Actor | It Happened One Night

Extremely prolific actor/director of the silent screen, on Broadway from 1905. Hoyt joined the acting fraternity through the recommendations of an uncle, who worked as dramatic editor for a Cleveland tabloid. Signed by theatrical producer George C. Tyler (1868-1946), he began on stage (earning $10 ...

1873 - 1953, 79.

9 westerns, 21-42.

Smithers, Dynamite Ranch (1932). 1932.

100. Harry O'Connor

Actor | Stranger Than Fiction

Harry O'Connor was born on April 27, 1873 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for Stranger Than Fiction (1921), Cyclone of the Range (1927) and Come and Get It! (1929). He died on July 10, 1971 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

1873 - 1971, 98. 9 westerns, 25-30.

Bill Stubbins, The Last Chance (1926). 1926



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