Appeared in "The Awakening" on Broadway (revival). Written by Ruth Sawyer. Criterion Theatre: 1 Oct 1918-Oct 1918 (closing date unknown/29 performances). Cast: Edwin Beryl, Howard Boulden, Oscar G. Briggs
, Laura Burt
, Luray Butler, Charles Eaton, Bennett Kilpatrick, Theodore Kosloff
, Wilton Lackaye
, G.R. Post, Harry Sothern
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5' 7" (1.7 m)
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[about getting the role of Holofernes in Judith of Bethulia
(1914)] I hadn't expected to play Holofernes because I wasn't the type physically. I stayed away from the studio, but [director D.W. Griffith
] sent for me. I said, "I can't play the part; I'm too much of a shrimp". But he had tried out a lot of actors, and finally decided that I could do the part to suit him better than anybody else ...
Born in affluence on a plantation near Shelby County, Alabama, one of eight children. His father, Junius Leigh Walthall, was a Virginia native who served as captain in the Confederate Army and later became a respected figure in Alabama politics.