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Ernest Joy (1878–1924)

Ernest Joy was born on January 20, 1878 in Iowa, USA as Ernest C. Joy. He was an actor and production manager, known for The Prisoner of the Mountains (1913), The Helping Hand (1913) and In the Spider's Web (1914). He was married to Jessie Busley and Mabel Van Buren. He died on February 12, 1924 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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The Helping Hand
The Helping Hand Edmund Lortimer
In the Spider's Web
In the Spider's Web James Stevens
An Accidental Clue
An Accidental Clue Bill Davis - the Cracksman


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 1920 What's Your Hurry?
Undetermined Role
 1920 Notorious Miss Lisle
Major Lisle
 1920 A Lady in Love
Gilbert Rhodes
 1919 Johnny Get Your Gun
Lawyer Cotter
 1918 The Goat
Studio Manager
 1918 The Firefly of France
Aide to Von Blenheim
 1918 Believe Me, Xantippe
Thornton Brown
 1918 The White Man's Law
Sir Harry's Father
 1918 The House of Silence
 1918 One More American
Mr. Fearing
 1918 Rimrock Jones
 1918 Jules of the Strong Heart
Jack Liggitt
 1917 Nan of Music Mountain
 1917 The Call of the East
Col. Bassett
 1917 Little Miss Optimist
John West
 1917 Hashimura Togo
District Attorney
 1917 The Squaw Man's Son
Lord Kerhill
 1917 Forbidden Paths
American ambassador
 1917 The Inner Shrine
Undetermined Role
 1917 The Silent Partner
David Pierce
 1917 The American Consul
Sen. James Kitwell
 1917 Each to His Kind
Col. Marcy
 1916 The Victoria Cross
Sir Allen Strathallen
 1916 Unprotected
Gov. John Carroll
 1916 The Heir to the Hoorah
Mr. Marshall
 1916/II The Dupe
Mr. Strong
 1916 The Clown
Judge Jonathan Le Roy
 1916 Maria Rosa
 1916 The Heart of Nora Flynn
Brantley Stone
 1916 The Race
Mr. Anderson
 1916 The Sowers
Count Egor Strannik
 1916 The Blacklist
Mark Norton
 1916 Pudd'nhead Wilson
Judge Driscoll
 1915 Temptation (uncredited)
 1915/I The Golden Chance
Mr. Hillary
 1915 The Immigrant
Walton's Partner
 1915 Chimmie Fadden Out West
Mr. Van Courtlandt
 1915 Armstrong's Wife
 1915 The Voice in the Fog
Mr. Killigrew
 1915 The Clue
Count Boris Ruloff
 1915 Chimmie Fadden (Short)
Van Cartlandt, A Millionaire
 1915 The Wild Goose Chase (Short)
Mr. Randall
 1915 Stolen Goods (uncredited)
 1915 The Woman
The Hononorable Matthew Standish
 1915 Snobs
Mr. Phipps
 1915 The Country Boy
Judge Belknap
 1915 After Five
 1915 The Goose Girl
 1915 Mignon
 1914 His Punishment (Short)
 1914 In the Spider's Web (Short)
James Stevens
 1914 Atonement (Short)
Roger Brooks
 1914 The Stronger Hand (Short)
George Wilton - the Factory Owner
 1914 The Reform Candidate (Short)
Tom Mitchell
 1914 The Clerk (Short)
William Hendricks
 1914 Just a Song at Twilight (Short)
Roger Leonard
 1914 The Thief and the Book (Short)
The Bat
 1914 The Power of the Mind (Short)
Doctor Conklin
 1914 A Sorority Initiation (Short)
 1914 Educating His Daughters (Short)
 1913 Helen's Stratagem (Short)
Martin Rowley
 1913 A Man's Awakening (Short)
Big Bill
 1913 Romance and Duty (Short)
Kronprinz Charles - the Prince of Melvaria
 1913/I The Helping Hand (Short)
Edmund Lortimer
 1913 An Accidental Clue (Short)
Bill Davis - the Cracksman
 1913 L'article 47 (Short)
Mazilier - a Young Parisien
 1913 The Tomboy's Race (Short)
 1913 The Oath of Tsuru San (Short)
 1913 A Mix-Up in Pedigrees (Short)
 1913 When the Debt Was Paid (Short)
The Doctor
 1913/II For the Man She Loved (Short)
The Father (as Ernest C. Joy)
Show Show Production manager (1 credit)

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Ernest C. Joy

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Tall, brown-haired and blue-eyed silent screen actor, educated at Minnesota University. Acted on stage with repertory companies for ten years. In films with Thanhouser from 1913. Also with Eclair, Majestic, California Picture Corporation, and Lasky, often cast as heavies.

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