Bryant Washburn Poster


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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 28 April 1889Chicago, Illinois, USA
Date of Death 30 April 1963Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA  (heart condition)
Birth NameFranklin Bryant Washburn III
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Bryant Washburn was born on April 28, 1889 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Franklin Bryant Washburn III. He was an actor and producer, known for The Wizard of Oz (1925), Hungry Hearts (1922) and Sitting Bull at the Spirit Lake Massacre (1927). He was married to Virginia Vance and Mabel Forrest. He died on April 30, 1963 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.

Spouse (2)

Virginia Vance (16 March 1929 - 13 October 1942) (her death) (1 child)
Mabel Forrest (3 July 1914 - ?) (divorced) (2 children)

Trivia (2)

He had two sons with his first wife, Mabel: Dwight and Bryant Washburn Jr.. He also had a daughter, Roberta Catherine (born c. October 1930), with his second wife, Virginia. His daughter was later known as Sister Mary Luke of St. John's Convent, King City, CA.
A noted stage actor, who appeared in short films and features for Essanay, playing alternately heroes and villains. He graduated to bigger roles after joining Paramount in 1918, either as romantic leads in second features or as supporting actor in A-grade productions. By the time sound pictures arrived, he had lost his looks and was relegated to minor or bit parts.

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