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Date of Birth 21 December 1879Galveston, Texas, USA
Date of Death 23 June 1941Amityville, New York, USA
Birth NameAdelbert Elliott Dexter
Nickname Dell
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Elliott Dexter was born on December 21, 1879 in Galveston, Texas, USA as Adelbert Elliott Dexter. He was an actor, known for Don't Change Your Husband (1919), For Better, for Worse (1919) and Something to Think About (1920). He was married to Nina Untermyer and Marie Doro. He died on June 23, 1941 in Amityville, New York, USA.

Spouse (2)

Nina Untermyer (1922 - ?)
Marie Doro (1915 - 1922) (divorced)

Trade Mark (1)

The ability to play a wide range of characters.

Trivia (3)

Vaudeville actor.
Suffered from a stroke in 1919, which caused partial paralysis. While he was recovering, Cecil B. DeMille arranged for Dexter's character in Something to Talk About (1920) to have a limp.
Began in films at the age of 35. With Paramount in 1919.

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