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Date of Birth 1 January 1879New York City, New York, USA
Date of Death 11 July 1933Hollywood, California, USA  (heart attack)

Mini Bio (1)

Edward Dillon was born on January 1, 1879 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor and director, known for Casey's Vendetta (1914), Oh, Sammy! (1913) and An Evening with Wilder Spender (1913). He died on July 11, 1933 in Hollywood, California, USA.

Trivia (6)

Stage actor and film director.
Off screen pseudonym: Charles Bery
Brother of John T. Dillon.
Was Mary Pickford's first leading man.
Prolific silent screen actor/director. With D.W. Griffith, first at Biograph until 1913, then acting for Griffith's own production company. By the 20's, mostly active as a director, specialist in bringing Broadway hits to the screen.
Surviving are actor brother, John T. Dillon; sister, Marcella Dillon of New York; and his former wife, Mrs. Frances Dillon, a noted Hollywood writer.

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