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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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 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

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Stage Play: The Deacon's Daughter. Comedy/drama. Written by A.C. Gunter. Directed by M.C. Daly. Union Square Theatre: 25 Apr 1887- 4 Jun 1887 (43 performances). Cast: Irene Avenal (as "Mary O'Dougherty"), George Backus (as "Charley Lawton") [Broadway debut], Anna Barclay (as "Mrs. Dashington Browne"), M.C. Daly (as "Isaiah Jubal Homewebb")... See more »

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