1800 - Early westerners also. 1860 - 1880.

by road-traveled | created - 28 Jan 2017 | updated - 31 May 2017 | Public

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1. Charles Le Moyne

Actor | Riders of the Purple Sage

Charles Le Moyne was born on June 27, 1880 in Illinois, USA as Charles Jonathan Lemon. He was an actor, known for Riders of the Purple Sage (1925), Sudden Bill Dorn (1937) and The Rebellious Bride (1919). He died on September 13, 1956 in Hollywood, California, USA.

1880 - 1956, 76.

63 westerns, 17-37.

Ten Spot, The Coming of the Law (1919). 1919.

2. Otis Thayer

Director | Tracy the Outlaw

Otis Thayer was born in 1863 in Richland Center, Wisconsin, USA. He was a director and actor, known for Tracy the Outlaw (1928), The Scapegoat (1912) and Riders of the Range (1923). He died on August 16, 1935 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1863 - 1935, 72.

35 westerns, 11-28.

J. Rufus Meggs, Montana Anna (1911). 1911.

An Equine Hero (1912). 1912.

3. George Fawcett

Actor | Burn 'Em Up Barnes

A grand, stoic presence of the silent screen, George Fawcett was an immensely popular stage thespian both here and in London at the turn of the century. During his heyday his eloquence rivaled that of both Lionel Barrymore and John Barrymore. A graduate of the University of Virginia, he was a ...

1860 - 1939, 78.

9 westerns, 17-29.

James Erskine, Under Western Skies (1926). 1926.

4. Hal Wilson

Actor | Sundown

Hal Wilson was born on October 2, 1861 in New York City, New York, USA as Howard Wilson. He was an actor, known for Sundown (1924), Indian Romeo and Juliet (1912) and Rob Roy (1913). He was married to Ethel Harbord. He died on May 22, 1933 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1861 - 1937, 71.

22 westerns, 12-24.

Pop Melody, Blaze Away (1922). 1922.

5. Hal Reid

Writer | The Deerslayer

Hal Reid was born on April 14, 1862 in Cedarville, Ohio, USA as James Halleck Reid. He was a writer and actor, known for The Deerslayer (1913), Prohibition (1915) and Cardinal Wolsey (1912). He was married to Marcella Frances Russell, Mrs. Hal Reid and Marylee (Mae) Withers. He died on May 22, 1920...

1862 - 1920, 58.

7 westerns, 10-15.

At Cripple Creek (1912). 1912. Director, actor.

6. E.H. Calvert

Actor | The Benson Murder Case

E.H. Calvert was born on June 27, 1863 in Alexandria, Virginia, USA as Elisha Helm Calvert. He was an actor and director, known for The Benson Murder Case (1930), The Wizard (1927) and Vultures of Society (1916). He was married to Thelma M. (actress) and Lillian Drew. He died on October 5, 1941 in ...

1863 - 1941, 78.

9 westerns, 29-39.

Colonel Strong, The Glory Trail (1936). 1936.

7. Henry Stanley

Actor | A Woman in the Case

Henry Stanley was born on January 25, 1864 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for A Woman in the Case (1910), Neal of the Navy (1915) and The Human Soul (1914).

1864 -

29 westerns, 10-19.

A Woman in the Case (1910). 1910.

8. William Nicholas Selig

Producer | The Millionaire Baby

Born into a large Bohemian-Polish family in Chicago on March 14, 1864, William N. Selig was one of the true pioneers of the motion picture industry. Though not widely remembered today, his Selig Polyscope Co. was responsible for many landmark events in early cinema. Among these were construction of...

1864 - 1948, 84.

286 westerns, 03-21.

Stage Hold-Up (1903). 1903.

Local Color on the A-1 Ranch (1916). 1916.

9. David Torrence

Actor | Mutiny on the Bounty

David Torrence was the second child born out of eleven children to Henry Torrance Thomson and Janet Bryce. Davis given name was 'David Bryce Thomson." Born on Jan 17,1863 in Edinbough,Scotland. David's brother was character star 'Ernest Torrence' who was 15 years younger than David. Ernest was the ...

1864 - 1951, 87. Scotland. California.

4 westerns, 24-30.

The Sawdust Trail (1924), 1924.

10. Harry Lonsdale

Actor | The Ne'er Do Well

Harry Lonsdale was born on December 6, 1865 in Worcester, England as Henry Gittus Lonsdale. He was an actor, known for The Ne'er Do Well (1916), The Last of the Duanes (1924) and Rebecca the Jewess (1913). He was married to Alice Lonnon [Perkins] (stage actress). He died on July 12, 1923 in Derby, ...

1865 - 1923, 57. UK.

13 westerns, 14-25.

Horton, Playing with Fire (1914). 1915.

11. Charles Ogle

Actor | What Every Woman Knows

The son of a minister from Ohio, Charles Stanton Ogle became a prolific character actor from stage and screen. Mostly cast in commanding roles in silents. Per haps most memorable as the screen's very first Frankenstein monster in Thomas Alva Edison's silent version Frankenstein (1910).

1865 - 1940, 75.

20 westerns, 11-25.

Hassayamp Hicks, Rimrock Jones (1918). 1918.

12. Eric Mayne

Actor | The Conquering Power

Dublin-born Eric Mayne was educated at Westminster and Durham in England and spent almost thirty years on the stage in both London and his native Ireland. He had a penchant for Shakespearean roles and in later years lectured in Shakespeare at the Los Angeles University College.

Mayne, with his ...

1865 - 1947, 81. Ireland. California.

10 westerns, 26-45.

Don Miguel Castanares, The Canyon of Adventure (1928). 1928.

13. J. Frank Burke

Actor | The Iced Bullet

J. Frank Burke was born on April 22, 1867 in Hartland, Vermont, USA as John Franklin Burke. He was an actor, known for The Iced Bullet (1917), An Even Break (1917) and Madcap Madge (1917). He died on January 23, 1918 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1867 - 1918, 50.

8 westerns, 14-17.

The Bargain (1914). 1914.

14. Alec B. Francis

Actor | Oliver Twist

Alec B. Francis was born on December 2, 1867 in London, England as Alec Budd Francis. He was an actor and director, known for Oliver Twist (1933), The Terror (1928) and The Circle (1925). He was married to Lucy Francis (nee Bowers) 1862 - 1953. He died on July 6, 1934 in Hollywood, California, USA.

1867 - 1934, 66. UK. California.

14 westerns, 11-26.

Father Hilaire, North of the Rio Grande (1922). 1922.

15. Lionel Belmore

Actor | Frankenstein

Lionel Belmore was born on May 12, 1867 in Wimbledon, London, England. He was an actor and director, known for Frankenstein (1931), Bardelys the Magnificent (1926) and The Vampire Bat (1933). He was married to Emmeline Florence Carder. He died on January 30, 1953 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, ...

1867 - 1953, 85. London. California.

5 westerns, 22-36.

Sheriff, Iron to Gold (1922). 1922.

16. Paul Everton

Actor | The Conquest of Canaan

Paul Everton was born on September 19, 1868 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Conquest of Canaan (1921), The Eagle's Eye (1918) and Reformatory (1938). He died on February 26, 1948 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

1868 - 1948, 79.

8 westerns, 16-42.

Texas Governor, The Law Comes to Texas (1939). 1939.

17. Frank Weed

Actor | The Coming of Columbus

Frank Weed was born on August 3, 1869 in Hudson, Wisconsin, USA. He was an actor, known for The Coming of Columbus (1912), Fighting Fate (1921) and A Texas Steer (1915). He died on October 22, 1944 in South Haven, Michigan, USA.

1869 - 1944, 75.

5 westerns, 11-20.

Dad's Girls (1911). 1911.

18. J.C. Fowler

Actor | The Fighting Legion

J.C. Fowler was born on July 25, 1869 in New York City, New York, USA as John Crawford Fowler. He is known for his work on The Fighting Legion (1930), The Eagle's Talons (1923) and S.O.S. Perils of the Sea (1925). He died on June 27, 1952 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1869 - 1952, 82.

5 westerns, 25-39.

Col. Patten, Ranson's Folly (1926). 1926.

19. Walter Edwards

Director | The Power of the Street

Walter Edwards was born on January 8, 1870 in Michigan, USA. He was a director and actor, known for The Power of the Street (1915), Who Cares? (1919) and A Girl Named Mary (1919). He died on April 12, 1920 in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii, USA.

1870 - 1920, 50.

13 westerns, 12-18.

The Whiskey Runners (1914). 1914. Director.

20. Charles Sellon

Actor | The Monster

Charles Sellon was born on August 24, 1870 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for The Monster (1925), Make Me a Star (1932) and Bright Eyes (1934). He was married to Florence E. Willis. He died on June 26, 1937 in La Crescenta, California, USA.

1870 - 1937, 66.

11 westerns, 23-32.

Pop Wingate, The Prairie King (1927). 1927.

21. Edward LeSaint

Actor | Modern Times

Edward LeSaint was born on December 13, 1870 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. He was an actor and director, known for Modern Times (1936), Merely Mary Ann (1920) and The Girl of My Heart (1920). He was married to Stella Razeto. He died on September 10, 1940 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1870 - 1940, 69.

73 westerns, 12-40.

Hell-Roarin' Reform (1919). 1919. Director.

22. Edwin S. Porter

Director | The White Pearl

In the late 1890s Porter worked as both a projectionist and mechanic, eventually becoming director and cameraman for the Edison Manufacturing Company. Influenced by both the "Brighton school" and the story films of Georges Méliès, Porter went on to make important shorts such as Life of an American ...

1870 - 1941, 71.

23 westerns, 03-11.

The Life of an American Cowboy (1908). 1908. Director.

23. Will E. Sheerer

Actor | Graft

Will E. Sheerer was born in 1871. He was an actor, known for Graft (1915), Oliver Twist (1912) and The Close of the American Revolution (1912). He died on December 24, 1915 in Yonkers, New York, USA.

* 1871 - 1915, 44.

13 westerns, 13-15.

Sheriff, Till the Sands of the Desert Grow Cold (1914). 1914.

24. Frank Hayes

Actor | Vanity Fair

Frank Hayes was born on May 17, 1871 in San Francisco, California, USA as Frank Rowell Hayes. He was an actor, known for Vanity Fair (1923), When Do We Eat? (1918) and Golden Dreams (1922). He was married to Lottie Harriet Ward Christensen Kemp (maiden name: Ward). He died on December 28, 1923 in ...

1871 - 1923, 52.

7 westerns, 14-24.

Los Vegas, Man of the Forest (1921). 1921.

25. Gordon Sackville

Actor | The Chechako

Gordon Sackville was born on December 8, 1872 in Petersborough, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor, known for The Chechako (1914), The Law That Divides (1918) and The Sea Wolf (1913). He died on August 6, 1926 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1872 - 1926, 53. Canada, California.

12 westerns, 11-25.

Cowboy Courage (1925). 1925.

26. Lloyd B. Carleton

Director | The Walls of Jericho

Lloyd B. Carleton was born in 1872 as Carleton B. Little. He was a director and producer, known for The Walls of Jericho (1914), Mountain Madness (1920) and Nine and Three-Fifths Seconds (1925). He died on August 8, 1933 in New York City, New York, USA.

1872 - 1933, 61.

7 westerns, 15-25.

Flash of a .45 (1925). 1925. Director, Producer.

27. Billy Quirk

Actor | Algie, the Miner

Billy Quirk was born on March 27, 1873 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA as William A. Quirk. He was an actor and director, known for Algie, the Miner (1912), The Man Worthwhile (1921) and Salomy Jane (1923). He was married to Patsy Jane Holcomb. He died on April 20, 1926 in Los Angeles, California, ...

1873 - 1926, 53.

8 westerns, 09-23.

Colonel Starbottle, Salomy Jane (1923). 1923.

28. David Horsley

Producer | Il trovatore

David Horsley was born on March 11, 1873, in a small coal mine village called West Stanley, County of Durham, England. This village was owned and operated by the West Stanley Coal Co., which operated three coal mines with an average output of 1,500 tons of coal per day. The miners' houses ...

1873 - 1933, 59.

173 westerns, 08-19.

On El Camino Real (1913). 1913. Producer.

29. Harry T. Morey

Actor | Beating the Odds

Harry T. Morey was born on August 21, 1873 in Charlotte, Michigan, USA as Harold Temple Morey . He was an actor and cinematographer, known for Beating the Odds (1919), A Man's Home (1921) and Beyond the Rainbow (1922). He died on January 24, 1936 in Brooklyn, New York, USA.

1873 - 1936, 62.

5 westerns, 11-28.

The Sheriff's Friend (1911). 1911.

30. Sidney Olcott

Director | Monsieur Beaucaire

Prolific silent film director, the son of Irish immigrants. Olcott started as an actor on the New York stage and then appeared in films for Mutoscope in 1904, eventually working his way up to general manager of Biograph. Lured away to a rival company he began to direct features for Kalem by 1907. ...

1873 - 1949, 76. Canada. USA.

10 westerns, 17-26.

Pony Express (1907). 1907.

31. Fred Stone

Actor | Alice Adams

Hardly remembered today, if at all, Fred Stone was once one of the most multi-faceted circus performers to hit turn-of-the century America. There seemed to be nothing he couldn't do--tightrope walking, acrobatics, clowning . . . you name it. This initial celebrity eventually led to his stellar ...

1873 - 1959, 85.

4 westerns, 21-40.

Caliphet Mathews, The Westerner (1940). 1940.

32. Alphonse Ethier

Actor | Smoke Bellew

Alphonse Ethier was born on December 10, 1874 in Virginia City, Nevada, USA. He was an actor, known for Smoke Bellew (1929), Baby Face (1933) and The Alaskan (1924). He died on January 4, 1943 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.

1874 - 1943, 68.

13 westerns, 18-38.

Doc. Northrup, The Boss Rider of Gun Creek (1936). 1936. Credited.

33. Henry Kolker

Actor | Holiday

Stalwart character actor Henry Kolker appeared on the Broadway stage from 1904, comedy being his forte early on. Later, as a leading man in romantic dramas, he partnered famous stars like Alla Nazimova. Moving on to films in 1914 as actor/director, he became noted in particular for directing ...

1874 - 1947, 72. Germany. California.

4 westerns, 19-41.

Judge Arnold Mason, The Parson of Panamint (1941). 1941.

34. Paul Scardon

Director | Partners of the Night

Born in Melbourne, Australia, Paul Scardon had extensive experience on the stage in his home country before coming to the US in 1905. He made films for Majestic and Reliance, among other studios, before joining Vitagraph in 1914. He appeared in several films there as an actor, but soon turned to ...

1874 - 1954, 79. Australia. California.

10 westerns, 39-49.

Zeke, The Son of Davy Crockett (1941). 1941.

35. George Irving

Actor | Bringing Up Baby

George Irving was born on October 5, 1874 in New York City, New York, USA as George Henry Irving Jr. He was an actor and director, known for Bringing Up Baby (1938), Raffles, the Amateur Cracksman (1917) and The Landloper (1918). He was married to Mary Katherine Gilman. He died on September 11, ...

1874 - 1961, 86.

20 westerns, 24-44.

Lige Melberne, Wild Horse Mesa (1925). 1925.

36. Harry Northrup

Actor | The Heart of Maryland

Harry Northrup was born on July 31, 1875 in Paris, France as Henri Stabo Wallace Northrup. He was an actor, known for The Heart of Maryland (1927), The Painted World (1919) and The Unchastened Woman (1925). He was married to Merceita Esmond. He died on July 2, 1936 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1875 - 1936, 60. France. California.

8 westerns, 11-31.

Arbuthnot, As the Sun Went Down (1919). 1919.

37. William V. Mong

Actor | Fighting Joe

William V. Mong was born on June 25, 1875 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Fighting Joe (1916), The Chosen Prince, or The Friendship of David and Jonathan (1917) and All the Brothers Were Valiant (1923). He was married to Esme Isabel Haigh Warde, Mildred ...

1875 - 1940, 65.

24 westerns, 10-38.

Cactus Moore, The Wrath of Cactus Moore (1916). 1916. Director, actor, writer.

38. Frank Reicher

Actor | King Kong

Though most famous as Capt. Englehorn, the ship captain who carried the expedition to an island to capture the great ape in King Kong (1933)--and its sequel, The Son of Kong (1933)--Frank Reicher had a long history as a stage actor and director, and film director, prior to his "Kong" appearances, ...

1875 - 1965, 89. Germany. California.

14 westerns, 16-50.

The Only Road (1918). 1918. Director.

39. Richard Neill

Actor | The King of the Kongo

Richard Neill was born on November 12, 1875 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for The King of the Kongo (1929), The Unfortunate Marriage (1917) and The Fighting Coward (1924). He died on April 8, 1970 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

1875 - 1970, 94.

27 westerns, 10-48.

Destin, Bulldog Pluck (1927). 1927.

40. Monroe Salisbury

Actor | The Barbarian

Monroe Salisbury was born Orange Salisbury Cash, the son of David Cash and Ellen Louise Salisbury Cash, and grandson of Aaron Cash and Ann Roat Cash of Evans, Erie County, New York. He grew up with two sisters, Adelaide Mary Cash and Anna Louise Cash. By 1900, he was a working actor supporting his ...

1876 - 1935, 59.

12 westerns, 14-19.

Don Luis Del Torre, Rose of the Rancho (1914). 1914.

41. Berton Churchill

Actor | Stagecoach

Berton Churchill was born on December 9, 1876 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor, known for Stagecoach (1939), The County Chairman (1935) and Sweethearts (1938). He was married to Harriet Gardner. He died on October 10, 1940 in New York City, New York, USA.

1876 - 1940, 63. Canada. USA.

7 westerns, 32-40.

Ellsworth Henry Gatewood, Stagecoach (1939). 1939,

42. Jack W. Johnston

Actor | The Land of Promise

Jack W. Johnston was born on October 2, 1876 in Kilkea, County Kildare, Ireland. He was an actor, known for The Land of Promise (1917), Rob Roy (1913) and The Virginian (1914). He died on July 29, 1946 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1876 - 1946, 69. Ireland. California.

21 westerns, 13-39.

Ranse, The Stirrup Brother; or, The Higher Abdication (1914). 1914.

43. Edward Martindel

Actor | The Duchess of Buffalo

Edward Martindel was born on July 8, 1876 in Hamilton, Ohio, USA. He was an actor, known for The Duchess of Buffalo (1926), On Trial (1928) and Clarence (1922). He was married to Jane. He died on May 4, 1955 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

1876 - 1955, 78.

Colonel, Song of the West (1930). 1930.

Tony Runs Wild (1926). 1926.

44. Charles Halton

Actor | To Be or Not to Be

A respected stage actor -- he trained at the New York Academy of Dramatic Arts -- since the 1920s, birdlike Charles Halton's thinning hair, rimless glasses and officious manner were familiar to generations of moviegoers. Whether playing the neighborhood busybody, a stern government bureaucrat or ...

1876 - 1959, 83.

24 westerns, 38-58.

Mayor Dan Crane, Tombstone: The Town Too Tough to Die (1942). 1942.

45. William Clifford

Actor | The Hidden Law

William Clifford was born on June 27, 1877 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA as William Morris Clifford. He was an actor, known for The Hidden Law (1916), The Second in Command (1915) and A Tale of Two Cities (1917). He was married to Irene A. Stillings. He died on December 23, 1941 in Los Angeles, ...

1877 - 1941, 64.

72 westerns, 10-17.

Love's C. Q. D. (1910). 1910.

46. Sidney Bracey

Actor | The Monster Walks

Sidney Bracey was born on December 18, 1877 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia as Sidney Alfred Dunn. He was an actor and director, known for The Monster Walks (1932), Show People (1928) and The Million Dollar Mystery (1914). He was married to Evelyn Foshay. He died on August 5, 1942 in Hollywood, ...

1877 - 1942, 64.

7 westerns, 23-37.

Cheyenne Jones, Sioux Blood (1929). 1929.

47. Roy Clements

Director | Wanted: A Coward

Roy Clements was born on January 12, 1877 in Sterling, Illinois, USA. He was a director and writer, known for Wanted: A Coward (1927), When a Woman Strikes (1919) and A Motion to Adjourn (1921). He was married to Neva West. He died on July 15, 1948 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1877 - 1948, 71.

28 westerns, 14-26.

Snakeville's Peacemaker (1914). 1914.

48. Gibson Gowland

Actor | Greed

Gibson Gowland was born on January 4, 1877 in Spennymoor, Durham, England as Thomas Henry Gowland. He was an actor, known for Greed (1924), The Phantom of the Opera (1925) and Blind Husbands (1919). He was married to Rachelle Marie Gertrude Dervaes (pianist/actress) and Sylvia Andrew. He died on ...

1877 - 1951, 74. UK.

12 westerns, 17-40.

Ollie, The Prairie Wife (1925). 1925.

49. Guy Oliver

Actor | The Covered Wagon

Guy Oliver was born on September 25, 1878 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as George Guy Oliver. He was an actor and director, known for The Covered Wagon (1923), What Every Woman Knows (1921) and The Little Minister (1921). He was married to Elinor. He died on September 1, 1932 in Hollywood, California, ...

1878 - 1932, 53.

44 westerns, 10-31.

Sheriff Posey Meed, Gun Smoke (1931). 1931.

The Coyote (1915). 1915. Director.

50. Ernest Torrence

Actor | Steamboat Bill, Jr.

He was the man you loved to hiss. This towering (6' 4"), highly imposing character star with cold, hollow, beady eyes and a huge, protruding snout would go on to become one of the silent screen's finest arch villains. Born Ernest Thayson Torrence-Thompson on June 26, 1878, in Edinburgh, Scotland, ...

1878 - 1933, 54.

7 westerns, 22-51.

Cousin Egbert Floud, Ruggles of Red Gap (1923). 1923.

51. T.D. Crittenden

Actor | The Old Nest

T.D. Crittenden was born on September 27, 1878 in Oakland, California, USA as Trockwood Dwight Crittendon. He was an actor, known for The Old Nest (1921), Bob Hampton of Placer (1921) and Avarice (1917). He was married to Elizabeth Kendall Bailey. He died on February 17, 1938 in Los Angeles, ...

1878 - 1938, 59.

10 westerns, 15-23.

All for Gold (1918). 1918.

52. Murdock MacQuarrie

Actor | Modern Times

Murdock MacQuarrie was born on August 25, 1878 in San Francisco, California, USA as Murdock J. MacQuarrie. He was an actor and director, known for Modern Times (1936), The Star Gazer (1914) and The Old Bell-Ringer (1914). He was married to Claire M. He died on August 22, 1942 in Los Angeles, ...

1878 - 1942, 63.

88 westerns, 33-42

Will Archer, Smoky Trails (1939). 1939..

53. William L. Thorne

Actor | The Rainbow Trail

William L. Thorne was born on October 14, 1878 in Fresno, California, USA. He was an actor, known for The Rainbow Trail (1932), Abraham Lincoln (1930) and Danger Island (1931). He died on March 10, 1948 in Fresno.

1878 - 1948, 69.

9 westerns, 30-39.

Bat Morrison, Vanishing Men (1932). 1932.

54. Bigelow Cooper

Actor | Vanity Fair

Bigelow Cooper was born in 1878 in Springfield, Ohio, USA as Jackson Bigelow Cooper. He was an actor, known for Vanity Fair (1915), The Treasure of Captain Kidd (1913) and The Winking Parson (1912). He died in 1953 in Westchester County, New York, USA.

1878 - 1953, 75.

4 westerns, 11-14.

The Mexican's Gratitude (1914). 1914.

55. Taylor Holmes

Actor | Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Taylor Holmes, the American stage and film actor, was born on May 16, 1878, in Newark, New Jersey. He made his Broadway debut in February 1900 in the controversial play "Sapho", which was closed down by the New York Police Department for immorality after 29 performances. In the April 1900 trial, ...

1878 - 1959, 81.

13 westerns, 18-58.

Ruggles of Red Gap (1918), 1918.

The Desperate Game (1958). 1958.

56. Basil Ruysdael

Actor | Broken Arrow

Basil Ruysdael was born on July 24, 1878 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA as Basil Spaulding Millspaugh. He was an actor, known for Broken Arrow (1950), Colorado Territory (1949) and Pinky (1949). He was married to Kathleen Dobbyn, Rose Swettenham and Eleanor Mason Manierre. He died on October 10, ...

1878 - 1960, 82.

12 westerns, 49-59.

7 feature westerns.

Gen. Oliver Howard, Broken Arrow (1950). 1950.

57. Richard Garrick

Actor | A Streetcar Named Desire

Performed on Broadway; active from 1907-47. Garrick made his stage debut in the moderately successful production of "The Boys of Company B" (in which Mack Sennett appeared in one of his 2 stage roles). He appeared in the original 1947 production of "A Streetcar Named Desire" (in the role of the "...

1878 - 1962, 83. Ireland. California.

7 westerns, 48-56.

Walters, Riding Shotgun (1954). 1954.

58. Sydney Ayres

Director | Beyond the City

Handsome, dark wavy-haired leading man who appeared on the New York stage, starred in early silent films (1-3 reelers) as well as directed and wrote scenarios. Worked for various studios including Edison, American, Powers, Rex, Big U (Universal), Laemmle, Nestor and Selig. Still working until the ...

1879 - 1916, 37.

15 westerns, 11-15.

Framed (1915). 1915. Director, actor.

59. Edward Dillon

Director | The Dice Woman

Edward Dillon was born on January 1, 1879 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor and director, known for The Dice Woman (1926), Never Say Quit (1919) and Help! Help! Police! (1919). He was married to Frances. He died on July 11, 1933 in Hollywood, California, USA.

1879 - 1933, 54.

12 westerns, 08-32.

Lonesome Junction (1908). 1908. Director, writer, actor.

60. DeWitt Jennings

Actor | Exit Smiling

DeWitt Jennings was born on June 21, 1871 in Cameron, Missouri, USA as DeWitt Clarke Jennings. He was an actor, known for Exit Smiling (1926), Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) and A Dog of Flanders (1935). He was married to Margaret Ethel Conroy. He died on March 1, 1937 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, ...

1879 - 1937, 57.

11 westerns, 23-34.

Doc McChesney, The Desert Outlaw (1924). 1924.

61. Rupert Julian

Actor | The Kaiser, the Beast of Berlin

Coming to the US at the age of 34, New Zealand-born Rupert Julian started his career as a stage and screen actor touring Australia and New Zealand. Having made his name (and a cool million for Universal) as a dead ringer for Kaiser Wilhelm II in the 1918 film The Kaiser, the Beast of Berlin (1918), ...

1879 - 1943, 64. New Zealand, California.

8 westerns, 15-22.

Where the Trail Led (1915). 1915. Actor, Director.

62. George Lessey

Director | The Corsican Brothers

George Lessey was born on June 8, 1875 in Amherst, Massachusetts, USA as George Alanson Lessey. He was an actor and director, known for The Corsican Brothers (1915), The Evil Dead (1922) and His Own Story (1916). He was married to May Abbey. He died on June 3, 1947 in Westbrook, Connecticut, USA.

1879 - 1947, 67.

8 westerns, 12-24.

Judge, Boom Town (1940). 1940.

63. Harlan Briggs

Actor | Dodsworth

Harlan Briggs was born on August 17, 1879 in Blissfield, Michigan, USA as Harlan Paul Briggs. He is known for his work on Dodsworth (1936), My Pal Trigger (1946) and The Bank Dick (1940). He was married to Merle Ione Weeks, Viola Marguerite Scott and Mary E. Brockway. He died on January 26, 1952 in...

1879 - 1952, 72.

9 westerns, 39-50.

Dr. Bentley, My Pal Trigger (1946). 1946.

64. Walter Long

Actor | Pardon Us

Early in his career Walter Long was married to Luray Huntley, an actress for D.W. Griffith's stock company. Huntley and Long performed together in several of Griffith's films including Traffic in Souls (1913), Let Katie Do It (1916), and Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages (1916). They...

1879 - 1952, 73.

38 westerns, 14-41.

Bull O'Hara, North of the Rio Grande (1937). 1937.

65. Houseley Stevenson

Actor | Dark Passage

British-born American character actor. He labored in a San Francisco glass factory until his thirties, then embarked on an acting career. He became a respected teacher, director, and performer at famed Pasadena Community Playhouse in California. He appeared in numerous films in the Thirties and ...

1879 - 1953, 74. UK. USA.

16 westerns, 45-52.

George Smedley, Ramrod (1947). 1947.

66. Clem Bevans

Actor | Harvey

Born in 1879, Clem Bevans spent most of his performing career on the stage. First appearing in 1900 in a vaudeville act with Grace Emmett as a boy and girl act, he would move on to burlesque and eventually make the move to Broadway and even opera productions. His first screen appearance did not ...

1879 - 1963, 83.

56 westerns, 36-61.

35 feature westerns.

Gila Bend, Rhythm on the Range (1936). 1936.

67. Edward Boulden

Actor | Mary Stuart

Edward Boulden was born on July 4, 1879 in Pencader, Delaware, USA. He was an actor, known for Mary Stuart (1913), The Right Number, But the Wrong House (1913) and The Venus Model (1918). He died on August 29, 1937.

1879 -

* 3 westerns, 11-24.

John Brown's Heir (1911). 1911.

The Love Bandit (1924). 1924.

68. Wedgwood Nowell

Actor | 813

Wedgwood Nowell was born on January 24, 1878 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA as Harry Hawkins Nowell. He was an actor and composer, known for 813 (1920), Calling Philo Vance (1940) and A Doll's House (1922). He was married to Irma Stowe and [Edna] Claire Colwell (actress). He died on June 17, ...

1878 - 1957, 79.

8 westerns, 15-44.

Captain Turner, The Deserter (1916). 1916. Credited.

69. Al Fremont

Actor | Kultur

Al Fremont was born on February 23, 1860 in Cohoes, New York, USA as Fremond Alfred W. He was an actor, known for Kultur (1918), Cupid's Fireman (1923) and Let's Go (1923). He was married to Ella Weaver. He died on January 16, 1930 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1860 - 1930, 69.

10 westerns, 20-24.

Laskar, Drag Harlan (1920). 1920.

70. Charles Swickard

Director | Mixed Blood

Charles Swickard was born on March 21, 1861 in Germany. He was a director and actor, known for Mixed Blood (1916), An Arabian Knight (1920) and The Last Straw (1920). He was married to Dale. He died on May 12, 1929 in Fresno, California, USA.

1861 - 1929, 68. Germany. California.

10 westerns, 14-20.

The Light of Western Stars (1918). 1918. Director.

Miner, The Bargain (1914). 1914.

The Last Straw (1920). 1920. Director. Writer.

71. Otis Turner

Director | The Black Box

Otis Turner was born on November 29, 1862 in Fairfield, Indiana, USA. He was a director and writer, known for The Black Box (1915), The Fairylogue and Radio-Plays (1908) and A Youth of Fortune (1916). He was married to Etta French. He died on March 28, 1918 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1862 - 1918, 55.

12 westerns, 09-16.

Dad's Girls (1911). 1911. Director.

72. Fred Huntley

Actor | The Ne'er Do Well

Fred Huntley was born on August 29, 1862 in London, England. He was an actor and director, known for The Ne'er Do Well (1916), What Every Woman Knows (1921) and Fighting Blood (1916). He was married to Laura. He died on November 1, 1931 in Hollywood, California, USA.

1862 - 1931, 69. UK. USA.

27 westerns, 11-24.

Chief Quannah, The Heart of Wetona (1919). 1919.

73. George Hernandez

Actor | Just Out of College

George Hernandez was born on June 6, 1863 in Placerville, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Just Out of College (1920), The White Medicine Man (1911) and Monte Cristo (1912). He was married to Anna Dodge. He died on December 31, 1922 in Los Angeles, California.

1863 - 1922, 59.

18 westerns, 11-22.

Sheriff, A Broken Spur (1912). 1912.

Professor A. Leclerque, The White Medicine Man (1911). 1911.

74. James Wang

Animation_department | TRON

James Wang is the founder of Cuckoo's Nest, an animation studio based in Taipei, Taiwan.

1863 - 1935, 72. China, USA.

Desert Driven (1923). 1923. Credited.

75. William Ellingford

Actor | Betty's Bondage

William Ellingford was born in 1863 in Morgan, Utah, USA. He was an actor, known for Betty's Bondage (1915), Polly Ann (1917) and The Road to Divorce (1920). He died on May 20, 1936 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1863 - 1936, 73.

12 westerns, 17-27.

Gen. Waite, Keith of the Border (1918). 1918.

76. Lindsay J. Hall

Actor | The Hermit's Secret

Lindsay J. Hall was born on June 5, 1863 in Tennessee, USA. He was an actor, known for The Hermit's Secret (1915), A Soul's Tragedy (1915) and The Mountain Traitor (1914). He died on December 5, 1937 in New York City, New York, USA.

1863 - 1937, 74.

7 westerns, 13-15.

The First Nugget (1914). 1914.

1863 - 1952, 89.

21 westerns, 13-17.

On the Eagle Trail (1915). 1915. Story.

78. William Ryno

Actor | Kazan

William Ryno was born on October 8, 1864 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Kazan (1921), The Boy Rider (1927) and Speedy Spurs (1926). He died on December 3, 1939.

1864 - 1939, 75.

31 westerns, 14-33.

The Loaded Door (1922). 1922.

79. Charles Herzinger

Actor | The Bat

Charles Herzinger was born on August 10, 1864 in San Francisco, California, USA. He was an actor, known for The Bat (1926), Rich Girl, Poor Girl (1921) and Honor Bound (1920). He died on February 18, 1953 in Los Angeles, California.

1864 - 1953, 88.

9 westerns, 20-37.

Parson Rhodes, The Knockout Man (1921). 1921.

80. Fuller Mellish

Actor | The Eternal City

Fuller Mellish was born on January 3, 1865 in London, England as Harold Arthur Fuller. He was an actor, known for The Eternal City (1915), Four Feathers (1915) and The Single Track (1921). He was married to Eliza A. Buckley. He died on December 7, 1936 in New York City, New York, USA.

1865 - 1936, 71. UK. USA.

The Trail of the Shadow (1917). 1917.

81. Edward McWade

Actor | Arsenic and Old Lace

Edward McWade was born on January 14, 1865 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Arsenic and Old Lace (1944), The Monster (1925) and Two Seconds (1932). He was married to Margaret May Fish McWade and Margaret McWade. He died on May 17, 1943 in Los Angeles, ...

1865 - 1943, 78.

4 westerns, 13-40.

Colonel Jackson, The Return of Frank James (1940). 1940.

82. Mark Fenton

Actor | The Conquering Power

Mark Fenton was born on November 11, 1866 in Crestline, Ohio, USA. He was an actor, known for The Conquering Power (1921), American Manners (1924) and Graft (1915). He died on July 29, 1925 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1866 - 1925, 58.

17 westerns, 15-25.

Kingman Vane, For Love and Gold (1916). 1916.

83. Harry Griffith

Actor | Shoes

Harry Griffith was born on July 19, 1866 in Indiana, USA as Harry Sutherland Griffith. He is known for his work on Shoes (1916), Charlotte Corday (1914) and Catch My Smoke (1922). He was married to Katherine Griffith. He died on May 4, 1926 in Pasadena, California, USA.

1866 - 1926, 59.

4 westerns, 16-22.

Bill Tait, The Gunman's Gospel (1917). 1917.

84. Spottiswoode Aitken

Actor | The Birth of a Nation

Spottiswoode Aitken was born on April 16, 1867 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Frank Spottiswoode Aitken. He was an actor and writer, known for The Birth of a Nation (1915), The Americano (1916) and The White Circle (1920). He was married to Marion Dana Jones. He died on February 26, 1933 in Los Angeles,...

1867 - 1933, 65. Scotland. California.

8 westerns, 11-26.

The Two-Gun Man (1926). 1926.

85. Paul Weigel

Actor | The Great Dictator

Paul Weigel was born on February 18, 1867 in Halle an der Saale, Province of Saxony, Prussia. He was an actor, known for The Great Dictator (1940), The Vanishing Legion (1931) and Me und Gott (1918). He died on May 25, 1951 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1867 - 1951, 84. Germany. California.

5 westerns, 18-36.

Oil Co. Director Larribee, The Vanishing Legion (1931). 1931.

86. Marc B. Robbins

Actor | A Tale of Two Cities

Marc B. Robbins was born on January 3, 1870 in Solon, Ohio, USA as Marcus B. Robbins. He was an actor and writer, known for A Tale of Two Cities (1917), Alias Jimmy Valentine (1920) and Riders of the Purple Sage (1918). He died on April 5, 1931 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1868 - 1931, 63.

7 westerns, 14-22.

Minister, The Sandhill Lovers (1914). 1914.

87. Charles Thurston

Actor | Doubling for Romeo

Charles Thurston was born on August 10, 1868 in Oconto, Wisconsin, USA. He was an actor, known for Doubling for Romeo (1921), Is That Nice? (1926) and Between Dangers (1927). He died on March 4, 1940 in Hollywood, California, USA.

1868 - 1940, 71.

7 westerns, 18-28.

Joshua Ross, When the Law Rides (1928). 1928.

88. Rhody Hathaway

Actor | A Daughter of the Sioux

Rhody Hathaway was born on October 5, 1868 in San Francisco, California, USA. He was an actor, known for A Daughter of the Sioux (1925), The Phantom of the Forest (1926) and Bigger Than Barnum's (1926). He was married to Jean Hathaway. He died on February 18, 1944 in Hollywood, California.

1868 - 1944, 75.

5 westerns, 24-35.

Maj. John Webb, A Daughter of the Sioux (1925). 1925.

89. Edgar Norton

Actor | Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Edgar Norton was born on August 11, 1868 in London, England as Harry Mills. He was an actor, known for Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931), Son of Frankenstein (1939) and The Big Broadcast (1932). He was married to Lillian Mabel Hubbard. He died on February 6, 1953 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, ...

1868 - 1953, 84. UK. California.

5 westerns, 26-39.

Honorable Charles Darnley, The Lady from Hell (1926). 1926.

90. Walter Perry

Actor | The Johnstown Flood

Walter Perry was born on September 14, 1868 in San Francisco, California, USA as Walter Leonard Perry. He was an actor, known for The Johnstown Flood (1926), Troopers Three (1930) and The Third Alarm (1930). He died on January 22, 1954 in Los Angeles, California.

1868 - 1954, 85.

17 westerns, 17-32.

'Wind-River' Smith, The Red-Haired Cupid (1918). 1918.

91. Edgar Lewis

Director | The Plunderer

Edgar Lewis began his career as a stage actor and entered the film industry in 1911 as an actor, making his directorial debut two years later. Specializing in action-adventure films and westerns, he directed dozens of pictures between 1913 and 1930, when he left directing and returned to his first ...

1869 - 1938, 68.

24 westerns, 13-35.

Lahoma (1920). 1920. Director.

92. William Elmer

Actor | The Squaw Man

William Elmer was born on April 25, 1869 in Council Bluffs, Iowa, USA as William Elmer Johns. He was an actor, known for The Squaw Man (1914), The Virginian (1914) and Ready Money (1914). He died on February 24, 1945 in Hollywood, California, USA.

1869 - 1945, 75.

Cash Hawkins, The Squaw Man (1914). 1914.

93. Vincente Howard

Actor | Vengeance - and the Woman

Vincente Howard was born on July 19, 1869 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Vengeance - and the Woman (1917), A Fight for Millions: Episode No. 1, The Snare (1918) and The Isle of Sunken Gold (1927). He died on November 2, 1946 in Los Angeles County, California.

1869 - 1946, 77.

Captain Sunlight, Sunlight's Last Raid (1917). 1917.

1869 - 1946, 77.

94. Richard Ridgely

Director | The Destroying Angel

Richard Ridgely was born on September 16, 1869 in Cynthiana, Kentucky, USA as Richard Ridgely Peckover. He was a director and actor, known for The Destroying Angel (1915), Eugene Aram (1915) and His Comrade's Wife (1914). He was married to Cleo Ridgely. He died on November 30, 1949 in Bay Shore, ...

1869 - 1949, 80.

4 westerns, 13-15.

A Tale of Old Tucson (1914). 1914. Director.

95. Jim Welch

Actor | The Heart of Maryland

Jim Welch was born on March 14, 1869 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Heart of Maryland (1927), Me und Gott (1918) and Wolf Tracks (1923). He died on April 6, 1949 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1869 - 1949, 80.

24 westerns, 20-35.

Rough Ridin' Red (1928). 1928.

1870 - 1937, 66. UK. USA.

16 westerns, 16-28.

Honest Hutch (1920). 1920. Scenario.

97. Dudley Hendricks

Actor | The Scrappin' Kid

Dudley Hendricks was born on August 3, 1870 in LaGrange, Kentucky, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for The Scrappin' Kid (1926), Stage Struck (1914) and Grinning Guns (1927). He died on February 3, 1942 in Pasadena, California, USA.

1870 - 1941, 71.

6 westerns, 20-27.

Weary, The Flying U Ranch (1927). 1927.

98. Frank Montgomery

Director | The Right Name, But the Wrong Man

Frank Montgomery was born on June 14, 1870 in Petrolia, Pennsylvania, USA as Frank Edward Akley. He was a director and actor, known for The Right Name, But the Wrong Man (1911), A Crucial Test (1912) and The Secret Wedding (1912). He was married to Mona Darkfeather, Bernice Jessica Therese Sheay ...

1870 - 1944, 74.

77 westerns, 10-37.

Two Crows, Red Love (1925). 1925.

99. William Welsh

Actor | Traffic in Souls

William Welsh was born on February 9, 1870 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as William Joseph Welsh. He was an actor, known for Traffic in Souls (1913), The Bull's Eye (1917) and Burning Words (1923). He died on July 16, 1946 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1870 - 1946, 76.

38 westerns, 16-36.

'Dynamite' Dyer, Western Pluck (1926). 1926.

100. Lon Poff

Actor | The Three Musketeers

Lon Poff was born on February 8, 1870 in Bedford, Indiana, USA as Alonzo M. Poff. He was an actor, known for The Three Musketeers (1921), Tom Sawyer (1930) and Main Street (1923). He died on August 8, 1952 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1870 - 1952, 82.

25 westerns, 17-46.

Meenie Wade, Tracked to Earth (1922). 1922.



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