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Jack Pickford (1895–1933)

Nepotism certainly has had its advantages in Hollywood, none more so than in the film career of Jack Pickford, whose famous older sis, "America's Sweetheart" Mary Pickford, saw to it that Jack had all the advantages her star weight could muster. Born in Toronto, Canada, in 1896, Jack was prompted by his actress/mother, Charlotte Smith, to follow ... See full bio »


(age 37) in Paris, France

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 1927 Life in Hollywood No. 6 (Short)
 1925 My Son
 1925 Waking Up the Town
Jack Joyce
 1924 The Hill Billy
Jed McCoy
 1923 Garrison's Finish
Billy Garrison
 1920 Just Out of College
Ed Swinger
 1920 A Double-Dyed Deceiver
The Llano Kid
 1919 In Wrong
Johnny Spivins
 1919 Burglar by Proxy
Jack Robin
 1919 Bill Apperson's Boy
Buddy Apperson
 1918 Mile-a-Minute Kendall
 1918 Mr. Fix-It
Undetermined Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1918 The Spirit of '17
Davy Glidden
 1917 Ghost House
Ted Rawson
 1917 The Varmint
John Humperdink Stover
 1917 What Money Can't Buy
Dick Hale
 1917 Freckles
 1917 The Girl at Home
Jimmie Dexter
 1917 The Dummy
Barney Cook
 1917 A Strange Adventure (Short)
 1917 Cupid's Touchdown (Short)
Henry 'Blondy' Burton
 1916/II The Conflict (Short)
Harold Morgan
 1916 The Reprisal (Short)
Jack Rodney
 1916/II The Hard Way (Short)
Jack Ransom
 1916 Poor Little Peppina
 1916 Virtue Triumphant (Short)
Billy Boyd
 1916 Why Love Is Blind (Short)
Bobby Stone
 1915 The Making of Crooks (Short)
 1915 A Girl of Yesterday
John Stuart
 1915 The Commanding Officer
The Commandant's Orderly
 1915 The Love Route
Billy Ball
 1914/I Wildflower
Bud Haskins
 1914 The Eagle's Mate
A Young Clansman
 1914 Seven Days (Short)
The Japanese Servant
 1914 Home, Sweet Home
The Mother's Half-Wit Son
 1914 Liberty Belles (Short)
Jack Everleigh
 1914 The Mysterious Shot (Short)
The Mexican Boy
 1914 The Warning Cry (Short)
 1914 The Gangsters of New York
Spot - the Spy
 1913 Giovanni's Gratitude (Short)
 1913 Binks' Vacation (Short)
 1913 For the Son of the House (Short)
In Gambling Hall (uncredited)
 1913 The Work Habit (Short)
 1913 The Sneak (Short)
John - Elise's Brother
 1913 Fate (Short)
At School
 1913 The Unwelcome Guest (Short)
One of the Children
 1913 Love in an Apartment Hotel (Short)
A Bellhop
 1913 A Misappropriated Turkey (Short)
On Street
 1912 The Massacre (Short)
Young Boy
 1912 My Hero (Short)
Indian (unconfirmed)
 1912 The New York Hat (Short)
Youth outside church
 1912 Brutality (Short)
At Theatre
 1912 The Informer (Short)
Negro Boy
 1912 My Baby (Short)
Wedding Guest
 1912 Heredity (Short)
Son of White Renegade Father and Indian Mother
 1912 The Musketeers of Pig Alley (Short)
Rival Gang Member / At Dance
 1912 The Painted Lady (Short)
Beau at Ice Cream Festival (uncredited)
 1912 The Chief's Blanket (Short)
An Indian
 1912 A Ten-Karat Hero (Short)
In Crowd (uncredited)
 1912 A Feud in the Kentucky Hills (Short)
A Brother
 1912 A Pueblo Legend (Short)
The Young Brave
 1912 Mr. Grouch at the Seashore (Short)
The Frenchman's Son
 1912 The Inner Circle (Short)
The Messenger
 1912 A Child's Remorse (Short)
Among Children
 1912 What the Doctor Ordered (Short)
Jenks' Son
 1912 The Narrow Road (Short)
 1912/I Black Sheep (Short)
The Kid Brother
 1912 The Would-Be Shriner (Short)
Parade Bystander
 1912 The Speed Demon (Short)
The Speed Demon's Son
 1912 An Indian Summer (Short)
Among Boarders
 1912 Man's Lust for Gold (Short)
Among the Indians
 1912 The School Teacher and the Waif (Short)
 1912 A Dash Through the Clouds (Short)
Mexican boy who warns Chubby
 1912 Katchem Kate (Short)
Office Boy
 1912 A Temporary Truce (Short)
An Indian (uncredited)
 1911 The Lost Necklace (Short)
The Son of the Laundress (as Jack Smith)
 1911 A Convict's Heart (Short)
The Boy (as Jack Smith)
 1911 A Boy of the Revolution (Short) (as Jack Smith)
 1911 Thou Shalt Not Lie (Short)
The Boy (as Jack Smith)
 1911/I For Her Brother's Sake (Short)
 1911 As a Boy Dreams (Short)
Jack Howard - the Cabin Boy
 1911 Sweet Memories (Short)
Young Earl Jackson (as Johnny Pickford)
 1911 A Decree of Destiny (Short)
 1911 The Poor Sick Men (Short)
A Boy
 1911 Fate's Turning (Short)
At Hotel
 1911 His Trust Fulfilled (Short)
Black Messenger (uncredited)
 1910 White Roses (Short)
The Delivery Boy
 1910 The Lesson (Short)
 1910 Happy Jack, a Hero (Short)
 1910 A Child's Stratagem (Short)
On Street
 1910 A Plain Song (Short)
On Street
 1910 Waiter No. 5 (Short)
The Chief of Police's Son, as a Boy
 1910 Two Little Waifs (Short)
Boy on Road
 1910 The Broken Doll (Short)
 1910 The Iconoclast (Short)
In Office
 1910 Examination Day at School (Short)
 1910 Rose o' Salem Town (Short)
 1910 The Oath and the Man (Short)
 1910 In Life's Cycle (Short)
 1910 Muggsy Becomes a Hero (Short)
Mabel's Brother
 1910 The Modern Prodigal (Short)
The Sheriff's Son
 1910 Ramona (Short)
A Boy
 1910 An Affair of Hearts (Short)
A Boy
 1910 The Tenderfoot's Triumph (Short)
The Boy
 1910 The Kid (Short)
Walter Holden's Son
 1910 The Smoker (Short)
The Boy
 1910 The Newlyweds (Short)
At Station Reception
 1910 The Call (Short)
At Show
 1910 All on Account of the Milk (Short)
At Construction Site
 1909 To Save Her Soul (Short)
 1909 In a Hempen Bag (Short)
On the Road
 1909 Wanted, a Child (Short)
 1909 Pranks (Short)
One of the Boys
 1909 The Message (Short)
In Crowd
Show Show Director (2 credits)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (6 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (6 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: Edmund Burke. Drama. Written by Theodore Burt Sayre; Music by Chauncey Olcott. Lyrics by Chauncey Olcott. Musical Director: Frank A. Mandeville. Featuring songs by Frank A. Mandeville and Theodore H. Northrup. Featuring songs with lyrics by Theodore H. Northrup. Directed by Edgar Selwyn. Majestic Theatre: 2 Oct 1905- 28 Oct ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

23 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Johnny Pickford | Jack Smith


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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In 2000 a documentary was made on Jack's life by Elaina Archer, then the librarian for the Mary Pickford Institute. Titled "In Mary's Shadow: The Jack Pickford Story" it has yet to be released on DVD, but was released on VHS. See more »

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