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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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Known For

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 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
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: The Dawn of a Tomorrow. Written by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Directed by Hugh Ford. Lyceum Theatre: 25 Jan 1909- Jun 1909 (closing date unknown/152 performances). Cast: Arthur Barry, Aubrey Boucicault, Claude Brooke, Frank Daniels, Walter Dickinson, Wallace Erskine, Roy Fairchild, George Farren, Henry Forrest, Ernest Joy [... See more »

Alternate Names:

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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