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George Backus (I) (1857–1939)

George Backus was born on June 15, 1857 in Columbus, Ohio, USA. He was an actor, known for The Warrens of Virginia (1924), Rich Man, Poor Man (1918) and The Stolen Kiss (1920). He was married to Louise Salather. He died on May 22, 1939 in Merrick, Long Island, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Warrens of Virginia
Rich Man, Poor Man
Rich Man, Poor Man Henry Mapleson
The Stolen Kiss
The Stolen Kiss Maj. Trenton
In Honor's Web
In Honor's Web Carroll Carson


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 1924 The Warrens of Virginia
Gen. Warren
 1924 Her Own Free Will
Col. Everard
 1923 The Exciters
The Minister
 1921 The Price of Possession
Samuel Poore
 1920 Marooned Hearts
Dr. Matthews
 1920 The Stolen Kiss
Maj. Trenton
 1919 In Honor's Web
Carroll Carson
 1919 Eyes of the Soul
Judge Malvin
 1919 The Indestructible Wife
 1918 Rich Man, Poor Man
Henry Mapleson
 1917 Shirley Kaye
Egerton Kaye
 1916 The Habit of Happiness
Mr. Wiggins
 1915 The House of a Thousand Candles
John Marshall 'Squire' Glenarm
 1915/I When We Were Twenty-One
The Trinity
 1914 One of Our Girls
Dr. Girodet

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: The Gamblers. Drama. Written by Charles Klein. Maxine Elliott's Theatre: 31 Oct 1910- Apr 1911 (closing date unknown/192 performances). Cast: George Backus, Edith Barker, Marjele Bornefeld, Charles Burbidge, Jane Cowl, Grant Ervin, Julia Hay, DeWitt Jennings, Cecil Kingstone, William B. Mack, Egbert Munroe, George Nash, Nat ... See more »

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