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Russell Bassett (1845–1918)

Russell Bassett was born on October 24, 1845 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. He was an actor, known for Seven Keys to Baldpate (1917), When His Courage Failed (1913) and Such a Little Queen (1914). He was married to Carlotta E.M. Bassett. He died on May 8, 1918 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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When His Courage Failed
When His Courage Failed Captain of Police
Such a Little Queen
Such a Little Queen The Prime Minister
Nearly a King
Nearly a King Regent of Okam


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 1918 Hit-the-Trail Holliday
Burr Jason
 1918 The Studio Girl
Undetermined Role
 1917 The Honeymoon
Uncle Jimmy Lane
 1917 Seven Keys to Baldpate
 1917 Public Be Damned
David Higgins
 1917 Broadway Jones
Andrew Jones
 1916 The Traveling Salesman
Martin Drury
 1916 A Coney Island Princess
Old Mooney
 1916 Less Than the Dust
 1916 The Quest of Life
Ellen's father
 1916 Little Lady Eileen
Mike Cafferty
 1916 Hulda from Holland
Uncle Peter
 1916/I Diplomacy
Baron Stein
 1916 Nearly a King
Regent of Okam
 1915/I The Masqueraders
Inn Proprietor
 1915 The Fatal Card
A.K. Austen
 1915 The Heart of Jennifer
Mr. Hale - Jennifer's Father
 1915 Sold
 1915 Little Pal
Sid Gerue
 1915 Jim the Penman
Baron Hartfeld
 1915 Fanchon, the Cricket
Landry's Father
 1915 May Blossom
Tom Blossom
 1915 The Commanding Officer
Col. Bingham (retired)
 1915 David Harum
Undetermined Secondary Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1915 When the Deacon Swore (Short)
Alice's Grandfather - the Minister (unconfirmed)
 1915 The Morals of Marcus
 1915 When the Mummy Cried for Help (Short)
The Professor
 1914 Those Were the Happy Days (Short)
Eddie's Father-in-Law
 1914 Behind the Scenes
Joe Canby
 1914 Such a Little Queen
The Prime Minister
 1914 The Eagle's Mate
Rev. Hotchkiss
 1914 Could You Blame Her (Short)
 1914 Those Persistent Old Maids (Short)
Governor Russell
 1914 What a Baby Did (Short)
 1914 She Was Only a Working Girl (Short)
Victoria's Father
 1914 One of the Finest (Short)
Patrolman Crane
 1914 Scooped by a Hencoop (Short)
Mand's Father
 1914 Snobbery (Short)
 1914 Cupid's Close Shave (Short)
Billings the Old Barber
 1914 When Ursus Threw the Bull (Short)
The Minister
 1914/I And the Villain Still Pursued Her (Short)
The Fire Chief (unconfirmed)
 1913 A Tale of the West (Short)
 1913 Teaching Dad a Lesson (Short)
 1913/III A Woman's Way (Short)
Ramona's Uncle
 1913 Locked Out at Twelve (Short)
Eddie's Boss
 1913 The Golden Princess Mine (Short)
The Old Prospector
 1913 Curses! Said the Villain (Short)
Ramona's Father
 1913 A Man of the People (Short)
 1913 Hawkeye's Great Capture (Short)
 1913 Under Western Skies (Short)
 1913 Their Two Kids (Short)
Donald MacDonald
 1913 The Battle of Bull Con (Short)
 1913 Cupid's Bad Aim (Short)
The Girl's Father
 1913 When Cupid Won (Short)
James Warner, Fred's Father
 1913 Almost a Rescue (Short)
Dr. Quack
 1913 The Girls and Dad (Short)
 1913 The Tale of a Hat (Short)
Father Gray
 1913 When His Courage Failed (Short)
Captain of Police
 1913 He and Himself (Short)
The Judge
 1913 To the Brave Belong the Fair (Short)
Alice's Father
 1913 The Country Cousin (Short)
Uncle Russell
 1913 Cupid's Assistants (Short)
Louise's Father
 1912 The Shanghaied Cowboys (Short)
 1912 Making a Man of Her (Short)
 1912 The Lady Barber of Roaring Gulch (Short)
Dad Allen
 1912 Her Friend, the Doctor (Short)
Pa Carston
 1912 Hearts and Skirts (Short)
The Lawyer
 1912 The Girls and the Chaperone (Short)
Colonel Gray
 1912/I When the Heart Calls (Short)
James Gordon - the Ranchman
 1912 Young Wild West's Mexican Mix-Up (Short)
Mr. Rice
 1912 Young Wild West Washing Out Gold (Short)
The Old Miner
 1912 Young Wild West Trapping a Tricky Rustler (Short)
The Ranchman
 1912 Young Wild West Cornered by Apaches (Short)
The Indian Chief
 1912 The Flower of the Forest (Short)
Basil Russett - an Old Settler
 1912 When Hearts Are Trumps (Short)
Don Pedro, a Mexican Landowner
 1912 Young Wild West Leading a Raid (Short)
The Mayor
 1912 Beneath Western Skies (Short)
Colonel Person
 1912 The Ranch Girl's Choice (Short)
Tom - Ranch Foreman
 1912 The Foreign Spy (Short)
 1912 A Game of Bluff (Short)
Willis Smithson - Grace's Father
 1912 Her Indian Hero (Short)
Mr. Mead - Veda's Father
 1912 A Pair of Baby Shoes (Short)
The Butler
 1912 Cupid's Victory (Short)
The Girl's Father
 1912/I The New Clerk (Short)
The Old Grocer
 1911 The Best Man Wins (Short)
Farmer Russell
 1911 Let Us Smooth the Way (Short)
David Waldon - the Husband

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