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Chester M. Franklin (1890–1954)

Chester M. Franklin was born on September 1, 1890 in San Francisco, California, USA as Chester Mortimer Franklin. He was a director and actor, known for Going Straight (1916), The Children in the House (1916) and Gretchen the Greenhorn (1916). He was married to Ruth Darling. He died on March 12, 1954 in Los Angeles, California. See full bio »
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 1936 Tough Guy
 1934 Sequoia
 1933 File 113
 1932 The Stoker
 1932 Vanity Fair
 1930 Olimpia
 1928 Detectives
 1925 Wild Justice (as Chester Franklin)
 1921 All Souls' Eve (as Chester Franklin)
 1918 Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (as C.M. Franklin)
 1918 Fan Fan
 1918 The Girl with the Champagne Eyes (as C.M. Franklin)
 1917 Jack and the Beanstalk (as C.M. Franklin)
 1916 A Sister of Six (as C.M. Franklin)
 1916 Gretchen the Greenhorn (as C.M. Franklin)
 1916 The Little School Ma'am (as C.M. Franklin)
 1916 Going Straight (as C.M. Franklin)
 1916 The Children in the House (as C.M. Franklin)
 1916 Martha's Vindication (as C.M. Franklin)
 1916 Let Katie Do It (as C.M. Franklin)
 1915 The Doll-House Mystery (Short)
 1915 The Little Life Guard (Short)
 1915 For Love of Mary Ellen (Short)
 1915 The Little Cupids (Short)
 1915 Billie's Goat (Short)
 1915 The Straw Man (Short)
 1915 The Runaways (Short)
 1915 A Ten-Cent Adventure (Short)
 1915 The Kid Magicians (Short)
 1915 Pirates Bold (Short)
 1915 Dirty Face Dan (Short)
 1915 Her Filmland Hero (Short)
 1915 Little Dick's First Case (Short)
 1915 The Rivals (Short)
 1915 The Baby (Short)
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C.M. Franklin | Chester Franklin
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Brother of Sidney Franklin, uncle of Sidney Franklin Jr.

Star Sign:

Virgo

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