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George Fawcett (1860–1939)

A grand, stoic presence of the silent screen, George Fawcett was an immensely popular stage thespian both here and in London at the turn of the century. During his heyday his eloquence rivaled that of both Lionel Barrymore and John Barrymore. A graduate of Virginia University, he was a formidable fixture under the Broadway lights, appearing in ... See full bio »

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The Son of the Sheik
Flesh and the Devil
Flesh and the Devil Pastor Voss
The Wedding March
The Wedding March Prince Ottokar von Wildeliebe Rauffenburg
The Merry Widow
The Merry Widow King Nikita


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 1931 Personal Maid
Gary Gary
 1931 A Woman of Experience
A General
 1931 The Drums of Jeopardy
General Petroff
 1930 Once a Gentleman
Colonel Breen
 1930 Wild Company
Judge (uncredited)
 1930 Swing High
Pop Garner
 1930 The Bad One
 1930 Ladies of Leisure
John Strong
 1930 Men Are Like That
The Judge
 1930 Hello Sister
Fraser Newell
 1929 Hot for Paris
Chop Captain
 1929 The Prince of Hearts
King Alexander
 1929 The One Man Reunion (Short)
 1929 The Great Divide
 1929 Hearts in Exile
Dmitri Ivanov
 1929 Wonder of Women
 1929 The Gamblers
Emerson Sr
 1929 Innocents of Paris
Monsieur Marny
 1929 His Captive Woman
Howard Donegan
 1929 Fancy Baggage
 1929 Lady of the Pavements
Baron Haussmann
 1928 The Little Wildcat
Judge Holt
 1928 The Wedding March
Prince Ottokar von Wildeliebe Rauffenburg
 1928 Prowlers of the Sea
General Hernández
 1928 Tempest
The General
 1927 The Enemy
August Bejremd
 1927 The Valley of the Giants
John Cardigan
 1927 Love
Grand Duke
 1927 Spring Fever
Mr. Waters
 1927 Hard-Boiled Haggerty
 1927 Painting the Town
Fire Commissioner
 1927 Riding to Fame
Old Man Randolph
 1927 Duty's Reward
James Thompson
 1927 Tillie the Toiler
Mr. Simpkins
 1927 Rich Men's Sons
Samuel Treadway
 1927 Captain Salvation
Zeke Crosby
 1927 Snowbound
Uncle Tim Foley
 1927 See You in Jail
Marsden Sr.
 1926 Man of the Forest
Nancy's Uncle
 1926 Flesh and the Devil
Pastor Voss
 1926 There You Are!
William Randolph
 1926 The Little Firebrand
Godfrey Jackson
 1926 Men of Steel
Hooker Grimes
 1926 The Son of the Sheik
 1926 Out of the Storm
Judge Meeman
 1926 The Flaming Frontier
Sen. Stanwood
 1926 Under Western Skies
James Erskine
 1925 Joanna
Anthony Eggleson
 1925 Peacock Feathers
Uncle George
 1925 Thank You
Cornelius Jamieson
 1925 Some Pun'kins
Pa Blossom
 1925 Souls for Sables
Mr. Nelson
 1925 The Merry Widow
King Nikita
 1925 The Home Maker
Dr. Merritt
 1925 The Sporting Chance
Caleb Winthrop
 1925 Up the Ladder
Judge Seymour
 1925 Go Straight
 1925 The Verdict
 1925 The Sporting Venus
 1925 The Price of Pleasure
John Osborne
 1925 The Mad Whirl
Martin Gillis
 1924 A Lost Lady
Captain Forrester
 1924 Her Love Story
 1924 In Every Woman's Life
Douglass Greer
 1924 Broken Barriers
Mr. Durland
 1924 The Bedroom Window
Silas Tucker
 1924 Code of the Sea
Captain Hayden
 1924 Triumph
David Garnet
 1924 Pied Piper Malone
Capt. Clarke
 1923 West of the Water Tower
Charles Chew
 1923 His Children's Children
Peter B. Kayne
 1923 The Woman with Four Faces
Judge Westcott
 1923 Only 38
Hiram Sanborn
 1923 Just Like a Woman
Judge Landon
 1923 Mr. Billings Spends His Dime
General Pablo Blanco
 1923 Drums of Fate
Felix Brantome
 1923 Java Head
Barzil Dunsack
 1922 The Old Homestead
Eph Holbrook
 1922 The Curse of Drink
Ben Flartey
 1922 Manslaughter
Judge Homans
 1922 Isle of Doubt
Burton J. Warburton
 1922 John Smith
 1922/I His Wife's Husband
Dominick Duffy
 1922 Silas Marner
Dr. Kimble
 1922 Destiny's Isle
Judge Richard Proctor
 1922 Beyond the Rainbow
Nathanial Gardener
 1922 Polly of the Follies
Mr. Jones
 1921 Chivalrous Charley
His Uncle
 1921 The Way of a Maid
David Lawlor
 1921 Hush Money
Alexander Murray
 1921 Nobody
Hiram Swanzey
 1921 Little Italy
Marco Mascani
 1921 Moongold
The Mean Judge
 1921 Lessons in Love
Hanover Priestley
 1921 Sentimental Tommy
Dr. McQueen
 1921 Paying the Piper
John Grahame
 1920 Dangerous Business
Mr. Flavell
 1920 Idols of Clay
Jim Merrill
 1920 Little Miss Rebellion
Undetermined Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1920 The Branded Woman
Judge Whitlock
 1920 Babs
Sen. Merrill Treadwill Marvin
 1920 Two Weeks
Jimby Lewis
 1919 The Greatest Question
Mr. Hilton
 1919 Scarlet Days
The Sheriff
 1919 Turning the Tables
Prof. Freno Palmer
 1919 Nobody Home
Rockaway Smith
 1919 True Heart Susie
The Stranger
 1919 I'll Get Him Yet
Bradford Warrington Jones
 1919 The Railroader
Caleb Conover
 1918 The Hope Chest
Lew Moore
 1918 The Talk of the Town
Major French
 1918 The Hun Within
Henry Wagner
 1918 Hearts of the World
The Village Carpenter
 1918 The Beloved Traitor
Henry Bliss
 1917 Shirley Kaye
T.L. Magen
 1917 The Cinderella Man
Morris Caner
 1917 The Friendship of Beaupere (Short)
Jules Beaupere
 1917 Little Lost Sister
John Boland
 1917 The Heart of Texas Ryan
Col. William Ryan
 1917 For Reward of Service (Short)
Chris Allison
 1917 Lost and Found (Short)
Capt. Steve Hendricks
 1917 Panthea
Prefect of Police
 1916 The Country That God Forgot
Cal Hearn
 1916 Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages
Babylonian Judge (uncredited)
 1916 The Prince Chap
Runion, a Valet
 1916 The Habit of Happiness
Jonathan Pepper
 1916 Betty of Greystone
Jim Weed
 1916 The Corner
David Waltham
 1915/I The Frame-Up
Luke Simms
 1915 The Majesty of the Law
Judge Randolph Kent
 1915 Bill Haywood, Producer (Short)
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Stage Play: Peter Stuyvesant. Comedy. Written by Brander Matthews and Bronson Howard. Wallack's Theatre: 2 Oct 1899- Oct 1899 (closing date unknown/28 performances). Cast: William H. Crane (as "Peter Stuyvesant"), Harvey Banks, Leila Bronson, William Courtleigh, George F. De Vere, Will Dupont, George Fawcett [Broadway debut], Daniel ... See more »

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First wife, Anna Foster Crosman, was a sister of Henrietta Crosman.

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