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Karl Formes (1841–1939)

Karl Formes was born on July 3, 1841 in London, England. He was an actor, known for Tangled Threads (1913), The Poor Folks' Boy (1914) and A Broken Melody (1913). He died on November 18, 1939 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1922 Trooper O'Neill
Jules Lestrange
 1921 The Struggle
Dr. Beer
 1920 Flame of Youth
Old Bac
 1920 Felix O'Day
Jules Borney
 1920 The Red Lane
Henri Billedeau
 1919 A Rogue's Romance
Brulon
 1919 The Little Boss
Old Farley
 1918 His Own Home Town
David Landis (as Carl Formes)
 1918 Up the Road with Sallie
Judge Joshua Cabot
 1918 Keys of the Righteous
John Manning (as Carl Formes)
 1917 The Ghost of the Desert (Short)
 1916 The Stain of Chuckawalla (Short)
 1916 A Battle in the Dark (Short)
 1916 The Gun Runners (Short)
 1916 The Girl from Frisco
Black Feather
 1916 Macbeth
Bishop (as Carl Formes Jr.)
 1915 A Romance of the Alps (Short)
Seppi, Wally's Father (as Carl Formes Jr.)
 1915 Old Heidelberg
Dr. Juttner (as Karl Formes Jr.)
 1915 A Bold Impersonation (Short)
Duc de Maurière (as Carl Formes)
 1915 The Straw Man (Short)
Georgie's Grandfather Truax (as Carl Formes Jr.)
 1915/II The Americano (Short)
Innkeeper (as Carl Formes Jr.)
 1914 The Poor Folks' Boy (Short)
Benson
 1914 The Mystery of the Hidden House (Short)
Mr. Jardine
 1914 Hunger Knows No Law (Short)
 1914 Auntie (Short)
Mr. Rich
 1914 The Little Bugler (Short)
 1914 The Masked Dancer (Short)
Pedro
 1914 Jerry's Uncle's Namesake (Short)
 1914 Secret of the Bulb (Short)
 1913 Little Kaintuck (Short)
Hendricks - the Mountaineer Storekeeper
 1913 Tangled Threads (Short)
Major Bruce
 1913 Thieves (Short)
Millionaire Hastings
 1913 A Broken Melody (Short)
Arnold Bennett
 1913 The Redemption (Short)
The Butler (as Karl Formes Jr.)
 1912 The Wandering Musician (Short)
 1912 The Colonel's Escape (Short)
The Father (as Karl Formes Jr.)
 1912 The Outlaw (Short)
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Other Works:

The Passing Show (1894). Musical. Book by Sydney Rosenfeld. Music by Ludwig Englander. Lyrics by Sydney Rosenfeld [earliest Broadway credit]. Choreographed by Barney Fagan and Augusto Francioli. Scenic Design by D. Frank Dodge. Costume Design by Mme. Thompson. Conducted by Ludwig Englander. Casino Theatre: 12 May 1894- Nov 1894... See more »

Alternate Names:

Carl Formes Jr. | Karl Formes Jr. | Carl Formes
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