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Harlan Knight (1875–1940)

Harlan Knight was born on August 6, 1875 in Limerick, Maine, USA. He was an actor, known for The Critical Age (1923), Little Red School House (1923) and Whistlin' Dan (1932). He died on April 8, 1940 in Manhattan, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Critical Age
The Critical Age Peter Gorach
Little Red School House
Whistlin' Dan
Whistlin' Dan July - Posing as Pecos


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 1935 The Roaring West
Clem Morgan
 1935 The County Chairman
 1934 Laughing Boy
Wounded Face (as Tall Man's Boy)
 1933 To the Last Man
Grandpa Chet Spelvin
 1933 The Story of Temple Drake
Pap (as Harlan E. Knight)
 1932 Whistlin' Dan
July - Posing as Pecos (as Harlan E. Knight)
 1931 Heaven on Earth
Preacher Daniel
 1931 The Fighting Sheriff
Deputy Calico Cox
 1927 Dance Magic
Jahala's Father
 1926 Things Wives Tell
Colonel Burgess
 1926 Rainbow Riley
Zeb White
 1926 White Mice
 1926 The Wives of the Prophet
The Patriarch
 1925 His Buddy's Wife
Mr. Jones
 1925 The Knockout
John Farot
 1925 Lena Rivers
The Old Sea Dog
 1924 Janice Meredith
Theodore Larkin
 1924 The New School Teacher
 1924 Blue Water
Undetermined Role
 1923 Darkness and Daylight
Obediah Jenks
 1923 The Steadfast Heart
Jake Bicknell
 1923 The Critical Age
Peter Gorach
 1923 Little Red School House
Jeb Russell
 1922 The Man from Glengarry
Rev. Alexander Murray
 1922 The Rapids
John Minton
 1922 The Country Flapper
Ezra Huggins - Nathanial's Father
 1921 Jane Eyre
Mr. Breckelhurst
 1921 The Iron Trail
Tom Slater

Personal Details

Other Works:

The Bottom of the Cup (1927). Written by John Tucker Battle and William J. Perlman. Directed by Henry Stillman. Mayfair Theatre: 31 Jan 1927- Feb 1927 (closing date unknown/6 performances). Cast: Eva Benton (as "Mammy Lou"), Cass Burt (as "Doctor Jeffrey"), Daniel L. Haynes (as "Charles Thompson") [Broadway debut], Warren K. ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Tall Man's Boy | Harlan E. Knight

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