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Clarence Burton (1882–1933)

Clarence Burton was born on May 10, 1882 in Fort Lyons, Missouri, USA as Clarence Forrest Burton. He was an actor, known for The Crimson Challenge (1922), The Unholy Three (1930) and A Dream or Two Ago (1916). He was married to Gladys Graham and Sadie (actress). He died on December 2, 1933 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1932 The Sign of the Cross
 1932 Night Court
Detective Madigan (uncredited)
 1932 Behind the Mask
Agent Gorman (uncredited)
 1930 Only Saps Work
Sergeant Burns
 1930 The Love Trader
 1930 The Unholy Three
 1930 They Learned About Women
House Detective (uncredited)
 1929 Dynamite
Police Officer (uncredited)
 1929 The Love Racket
Defense Attorney
 1929 The Locked Door
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1929 Barnum Was Right
 1929 The Younger Generation
Police Desk Sergeant (uncredited)
 1928 Stool Pigeon
Mike Shields
 1928 Submarine
Submarine Commander
 1928 The Godless Girl
Prison Guard
 1928 Midnight Madness
A Sailor
 1928 Square Crooks
Harry Welsh
 1928 Stand and Deliver
Captain Melok
 1927 Chicago
Police sergeant
 1927 A Harp in Hock
 1927 The Angel of Broadway
 1927 The Fighting Eagle
Col. Neville
 1927 The King of Kings
Dysmas - the Repentant Thief
 1927 The Yankee Clipper
Captain McIntosh
 1927 Rubber Tires
 1926 The Nervous Wreck
Andy McNab
 1926 Shipwrecked
Red Gowland
 1926 Red Dice
 1926 Three Faces East
John Ames
 1926 The Danger Girl
Organ man
 1925 Flyin' Thru
Melvin Parker
 1925 The Wedding Song
Capt. Saltus
 1925 The Road to Yesterday
Hugh Armstrong
 1925 The Coming of Amos
Pedro Valdez
 1925 Savages of the Sea
Black Brock
 1924 The Navigator
Spy (uncredited)
 1924 The Mine with the Iron Door
The Sheriff
 1924 The Guilty One
 1924 Bluff
Jack Hallowell
 1924 No More Women
'Beef' Hogan
 1923 The Satin Girl
 1923 The Ten Commandments
The Taskmaster - Prologue
 1923 High Gear Jeffrey
Michael Broderick
 1923 Adam's Rib
Cave Man
 1923 Salomy Jane
 1923 Hollywood
Clarence BUrton
 1923 Sixty Cents an Hour
 1923 Nobody's Money
 1923 Garrison's Finish
 1922 The Beautiful and Damned
 1922 A Daughter of Luxury
Red Conroy
 1922 The Impossible Mrs. Bellew
 1922 Manslaughter
Member of the Jury (uncredited)
 1922 The Man Unconquerable
 1922 The Ordeal
George Bruce
 1922 The Crimson Challenge
Black Bart
 1922 Her Husband's Trademark
Mexican bandit
 1922 Her Own Money
Harvey Beecher
 1922 One Glorious Day
Bert Snead
 1922 The Law and the Woman
 1921 Fool's Paradise
 1921 Miss Lulu Bett
Ninian Deacon
 1921 Crazy to Marry
Gregory Slade (a lawyer)
 1921 The Lost Romance
 1921 The Love Special
Morris Blood
 1921 Forbidden Fruit
Steve Maddock
 1921 The Jucklins
Dr. Etheridge
 1920 Burglar Proof
Martin Green
 1920 What's Your Hurry?
Brenton Harding
 1920 The Fighting Chance
Leroy Mortimer
 1920 Thou Art the Man
Matt Solomon
 1920 Why Change Your Wife?
Party Guest Dozing (uncredited)
 1920 The Six Best Cellars
Ed Hammond
 1919 Wings of the Morning
Taung Si Ali
 1919 Male and Female
Yacht Captain
 1919 Hawthorne of the U.S.A.
 1919 Six Feet Four
Sheriff Cole Dalton
 1919 The Last of the Duanes
 1919 Castles in the Air
John McArthur
 1919 Hearts of Men
Buck Hughes
 1919 Venus in the East
Pontius Blint
 1919 The Spender
Elmer Robbins
 1918 The Mystery Girl
Prince Ugo
 1918 Fame and Fortune
Sheriff of Palo
 1918 The Return of Mary
John Denby
 1918 A Bit of Jade
 1918 Powers That Prey
Jarvis McVey
 1918 The Midnight Trail
W.H. Irons
 1918 Beauty and the Rogue
Detective Callahan
 1917 New York Luck
Jimmie Keen
 1917 Snap Judgment
Steve Bradley
 1917 The Sea Master
Portuguese Joe
 1917 Pride and the Man
Jim Gibson
 1917 Periwinkle
Sam Coffin
 1917 The Frame-Up
Michael Broderick
 1917 High Play
Gerald Morier
 1917 My Fighting Gentleman
Isiah Gore
 1917 Beloved Rogues
'Boss' Kennedy
 1917 The Call for Help (Short)
Emilio Gonzales
 1916 The Twinkler
Boss Corregan
 1916 A Dream or Two Ago
Her Father
 1916 Faith
John Thorpe
 1916 Bluff
 1916 The Franchise (Short)
Colonel Talcott - Louise's Father
 1916 Citizens All (Short)
Johann Wagner
 1916 Philip Holden - Waster
Robert Landon
 1916 The Holly House (Short)
The Landlord
 1916 Purity
 1916 The Fate of the Dolphin (Short)
Captain Jansen
 1916 The Sign of the Spade
Dave Harmon
 1916 A Modern Knight (Short)
Jackson - Movie Director
 1916 The Reclamation
Gordon MacLeod
 1916 The Overcoat
Stephen Norton
 1916 Lying Lips
Arnold Howard
 1916/II The Return (Short)
Mr. Melville - Frank's Father
 1916 The Detective's Peril (Short)
The Paymaster
 1916 The Girl Who Dared (Short)
1st Detective
 1916 The Switchman's Story (Short)
 1916 The Perilous Swing (Short)
The Sheriff
 1916 The Peril of the Rails (Short)
 1916 The Broken Wire (Short)
 1916 The Open Track (Short)
2nd Detective
 1916 The Haunted Station (Short)
The Chief Despatcher
 1916 When Seconds Count (Short)
 1915 A Boy at the Throttle (Short)
Layson - Station Agent
 1915 The Wrong Train Order (Short)
Macker - Chief Dispatcher
 1915/III Crossed Wires (Short)
Bill Stone - Convict
 1915 The Tramp Telegrapher (Short)
Tom Corson - Pete's Pal
 1915 The Dynamite Train (Short)
Tim Jones - Leader of the Yeggmen
 1915 The Girl on the Bridge (Short)
Daly - Jailbird
 1915 The Girl and the Special (Short)
Atwell - Brakeman
 1915 Danger Ahead! (Short)
Bowring - Railroad Detective
 1915 The Rescue of the Brakeman's Children (Short)
 1915 The Surrender (Short)
 1915 Lord Barrington's Estate (Short)
 1915 The Honor of Kenneth McGrath (Short)
Howard McGrath
 1914 The Hazards of Helen
 1914 The Pearl of the Sea (Short)
Bob Benson - Myra's Father
 1914 Heart Strings (Short)
Dr. Green
 1914 The Man Within (Short)
 1914 From the Lion's Jaws (Short)
Alma's Father
 1914 The Yaqui's Revenge (Short)
 1914 The Vagabond Soldier (Short)
Col. Burton
 1914 The Flash of Fate (Short)
 1914 The Eleventh Hour (Short)
 1913 The Water War (Short)
 1913 The God of Girzah (Short)
Colonel Burton
 1913 The Werewolf (Short)
Ezra Vance, Prospector and Trail Blazer
 1913 The White Squaw (Short)
Col. Hiram Paul
 1913 War of the Cattle Range (Short)
The Ranch Owner
 1913 The Raid of the Human Tigers (Short)
Col. Burton (as Clarence F. Burton)
 1913 The Prairie Trail (Short)
Col. Burton
 1913 The Cowboy Magnate (Short)
 1913 The Girl and the Tiger (Short)
 1913 The Iron Trail (Short)
J.C. Crandall (as J.C. Burton)
 1913 Campaigning with Custer (Short)
Lt. Burton
 1913 The Head Hunters (Short)
John Marshall
 1913 At Shiloh (Short) (as Lawrence Barton)
 1913 Lone Dog, the Faithful (Short)
Jim Wilmet - the Settler
 1913 The Paymaster (Short)
 1913 The Girl Back East (Short)
 1913 The Right Road (Short)
Luther Patten - Laura's Father
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Alternate Names:

Lawrence Barton | Clarence F. Burton | J.C. Burton


5' 11" (1.8 m)

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Starting in show business at the age of 5, Burton played stock and musical comedy in road productions. Entered films in 1912.

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