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Elmer Booth (1882–1915)

Elmer Booth was born on December 9, 1882 in Los Angeles, California, USA as William Elmer Boothe. He was an actor and writer, known for The Musketeers of Pig Alley (1912), An Unseen Enemy (1912) and The Narrow Road (1912). He was married to Irene Outtrim. He died on June 16, 1915 in Los Angeles. See full bio »

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Known For

The Musketeers of Pig Alley
The Musketeers of Pig Alley Snapper Kid, Musketeers Gang Leader
An Unseen Enemy
An Unseen Enemy The Brother
The Narrow Road
The Narrow Road Jim Holcomb
Gold and Glitter
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 1915 A Chase by Moonlight (Short)
 1915 Beppo, the Barber (Short)
Beppo, the Barber
 1915 Mr. Wallack's Wallet (Short)
Boho - a Hobo
 1915 Beautiful Love (Short)
 1915 Where Breezes Blow (Short)
Elmer - a Sport
 1915 Unwinding It (Short)
 1915 Brave and Bold (Short)
The Burglar
 1915 Gasoline Gus (Short)
Gasoline Gus
 1915 Ethel's Disguise (Short)
Antonio - the Italian
 1915 Home Again (Short)
Mr. Dummer
 1915 Ethel's New Dress (Short)
 1915 By Fair Means or Foul (Short)
 1915 Ethel's Deadly Alarm Clock (Short)
 1915 Mixed Values (Short)
Roy Van Dyke
 1914 Mrs. Black Is Back
Jack Dangerfield
 1913 An Unjust Suspicion (Short)
The Detective
 1913 The Adopted Brother (Short)
The Son
 1913 The Unwelcome Guest (Short)
The Hired Hand
 1913 Drink's Lure (Short)
The Burglar
 1912 Brutality (Short)
In Play
 1912 The Informer (Short)
Union Soldier
 1912 My Baby (Short)
At Table
 1912 Gold and Glitter (Short)
The Husband
 1912 The Musketeers of Pig Alley (Short)
Snapper Kid, Musketeers Gang Leader
 1912 The Painted Lady (Short)
At Ice Cream Festival (uncredited)
 1912 In the Aisles of the Wild (Short)
A Woodsman
 1912 A Feud in the Kentucky Hills (Short)
Second Clan Member
 1912 So Near, Yet So Far (Short)
A Thief
 1912 Friends (Short)
Man in Saloon (uncredited)
 1912 Two Daughters of Eve (Short)
 1912 An Unseen Enemy (Short)
The Brother
 1912 In the North Woods (Short)
The Adventurer
 1912 An Interrupted Elopement (Short)
One of Bob's Friends
 1912 The Narrow Road (Short)
Jim Holcomb
 1912 A Beast at Bay (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1911 What Shall We Do with Our Old? (Short)
Assaulted Prisoner (uncredited)
 1911 Fate's Turning (Short)
A Servant
 1910 A Plain Song (Short)
Storemate (unconfirmed)
 1910 The Oath and the Man (Short)
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Other Works:

The Love Route (1906). Melodrama. Written by Edward Peple. Directed by J.C. Huffman. Lincoln Square Theatre: 30 Oct 1906- Dec 1906 (closing date unknown/47 performances). Cast: Herbert Ayling, Elmer Booth, Sumner Gard, F.G. Hearn, J. Lanol, R.B. Mitchell, Guy Standing (as "John Ashby"), Odette Tyler, George Woodward. Produced ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

W. Elmer Booth

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Booth died in Downtown Los Angeles in the early morning hours of June 16, 1915, when the car in which he was a passenger collided with a freight train. The driver, future director Tod Browning, was seriously injured in the crash. See more »

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