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Augustus Carney (1870–1920)

Augustus Carney was born in 1870 in the UK. He was an actor, known for Alkali Ike's Auto (1911), Alkali Ike Plays the Devil (1912) and Found Out (1913). He died in 1920. See full bio »


in UK


(age 50)

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Alkali Ike's Auto
Alkali Ike's Auto Alkali Ike
Alkali Ike Plays the Devil
Found Out
Found Out Mr. Carney


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 1915 Martyrs of the Alamo
Old Soldier
 1915 An Independent Woman (Short)
The Parson
 1915 The Straw Man (Short)
The Straw Man
 1915/I The Failure
 1915 The Absentee
David Lee / Contentment
 1915 The Old Chemist (Short)
Walter Kemp - Detective
 1915 The Emerald Brooch (Short)
 1915 Music Hath Charms (Short)
Tony - the Laborer
 1914 When Universal Ike Set (Short)
 1914 Universal Ike's Wooing (Short)
 1913 That Pair from Thespia (Short)
First Actor
 1913 Sophie's Hero (Short)
Alkali Ike
 1913 The Last Laugh (Short)
Mr. Jones
 1913 Alkali Ike's Gal (Short)
Alkali Ike
 1913 At the Lariat's End (Short)
 1913 The Same Old Story (Short)
The Young Man
 1913 The Deacon's Dilemma (Short)
Deacon Jeremiah Green
 1913 Found Out (Short)
Mr. Carney
 1913 The Scratch (Short)
Harry Scott
 1913 The Misjudging of Mr. Hubby (Short)
Mr. Gaylor
 1913 Billy McGrath on Broadway (Short)
 1913 Lady Audley's Jewels (Short)
 1913 The Gum Man (Short)
Morgan - The Innkeeper
 1913 Teaching Hickville to Sing (Short)
The Shrimp
 1913 Bound to Occur (Short)
Mr. Carney
 1913 The Girl in the Case (Short)
Old Geaser
 1913 Odd Knotts (Short)
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
 1913 Don't Lie to Your Husband (Short)
 1913 Love and Lavallieres (Short)
 1913 The Melburn Confession (Short)
Steve Hicks - the Burglar
 1913 The Laird of McGillicuddy (Short)
Skinny the Milkman aka The Laird of McGillicuddy
 1913 What George Did (Short)
Mr. Carney, Beverly's Father
 1913 The Heiress (Short)
Club Member
 1912 Bill Mixes with His Relations (Short)
Bill aka 'Cousin Whooper'
 1912 Giuseppe's Good Fortune (Short)
Signor Cassinelli - Elvira's Father
 1912 Time Flies (Short)
Mr. Reed
 1912 Mr. Hubby's Wife (Short)
Mr. Hubby
 1912 Billy McGrath's Art Career (Short)
An Art Connoisseur
 1912 The Ranchman's Anniversary (Short)
 1912 The Tomboy on Bar Z (Short)
 1912 Alkali Ike Stung! (Short)
Alkali Ike
 1912 Love on Tough Luck Ranch (Short)
 1912 A Woman of Arizona (Short)
 1912 The Smuggler's Daughter (Short)
 1912 The Bandit's Child (Short)
 1912 A Western Kimona (Short)
Alkali Ike
 1912 The Biter Bitten (Short)
 1912 Broncho Billy and the Schoolmistress (Short)
Alkali Ike
 1912 The Loafer (Short)
 1912 A Child of the West (Short)
A Rancher
 1911 Broncho Billy's Adventure (Short)
Dr. A. Carney
 1911 Broncho Billy's Christmas Dinner (Short)
Cowboy (uncredited)
 1911 The Desert Claim (Short)
 1911 Hubby's Scheme (Short)
Simp - Hubby
 1911 A Western Redemption (Short)
 1911 Town Hall, Tonight (Short)
The Short Schultz Brother
 1911 A Hungry Pair (Short)
 1911 The Lucky Card (Short)
 1911 Alkali Ike's Auto (Short)
Alkali Ike
 1911 The Puncher's New Love (Short)
 1911 The Bunco Game at Lizardhead (Short)
Jake Walters
 1911 On the Desert's Edge (Short)
 1911 Hank and Lank: They Make a Mash (Short)
 1911 The Two Reformations (Short)
 1911 The Count and the Cowboys (Short)
Stump Carney
 1910 Hank and Lank: Blind Men (Short)
 1910 The Tenderfoot Messenger (Short)
Shorty Blair
 1910 Hank and Lank: As Sandwich Men (Short)
 1910 Hank and Lank: Lifesavers (Short)
 1910 A Westerner's Way (Short)
 1910 Hank and Lank: They Take a Rest (Short)
 1910 Pals of the Range (Short)
 1910 Hank and Lank: Uninvited Guests (Short)
 1910 A Cowboy's Mother-in-Law (Short)
Charlie Martin
 1910 Patricia of the Plains (Short)
Mr. Watkins
 1910 Curing a Masher (Short)
Mr. Pest - the Masher
 1910 Hank and Lank: They Dude Up Some (Short)
 1910 The Tout's Remembrance (Short)
 1910 A Close Shave (Short)
 1910 Whist! (Short)
Henry Blink
 1910 A Dog on Business (Short)
Weary William
 1910 Take Me Out to the Ball Game (Short)
Blink - the Baseball Fan
 1910 The Count That Counted (Short)
Jimmy Little - a Lowly Reporter
 1909 Tag Day (Short)

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[In 1914, on doing comedy for films] Yes, of course, I like comedy, but the comedy work in the pictures is hard. It's extraordinary how the public is on to any inconsistencies in this work. It was hard enough to make it convincing in the old regular business [the stage], but in front of the camera, conditions make it more exacting than ever.


Irish-born silent comedy star with extensive vaudeville experience. Appeared in Essanay shorts from 1910 with Victor Potel, as 'Hank and Lank'. He was featured on his own the following year as 'Alkali Ike', in his own 'Snakeville' comedy series. His resulting popularity led to excessive wage demands, which were not met by Essanay, nor by his next employer Universal. He quit, or was fired, in 1914... See more »



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