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Yale Boss (1899–1977)

Yale Boss was born on October 18, 1899 in Utica, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Ransom of Red Chief (1911), A Youthful Knight (1913) and The Active Life of Dolly of the Dailies (1914). He died on November 16, 1977 in Augusta, Georgia, USA. See full bio »

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The Ransom of Red Chief Red Chief - The Little Boy
A Youthful Knight Tom - the Youthful Knight
The Stolen Nickel Billy Harmon - the Boy


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 1923 Souls for Sale
Prop Man (uncredited)
 1917 Knights of the Square Table (Short)
David Scudder
 1917 The Half Back (Short)
 1915 Cartoons in a Sanitarium (Short)
 1915 Cartoons in a Seminary (Short)
 1915 Sally Castleton, Southerner (Short)
 1915 With Bridges Burned (Short)
 1915 Out of the Ruins (Short)
 1915 The Stoning (Short)
The Boy
 1914 The Man Who Vanished (Short)
 1914 The Temple of Moloch (Short)
Alfred Pratt
 1914 Shorty (Short)
 1914 The Case of the Vanished Bonds (Short)
Jimmie Coleman
 1914 A Tale of Old Tucson (Short)
Faithful Pedro
 1914 Molly the Drummer Boy (Short)
 1914 His Sob Story (Short)
The Office Boy
 1914 Andy Plays Cupid (Short)
 1914 Quarantined (Short)
 1914 Andy Goes on the Stage (Short)
Jimmie Brown
 1914 The Active Life of Dolly of the Dailies
Daddy - the Office Boy
 1914 How Bobby Called Her Bluff (Short)
 1914 The Janitor's Flirtation (Short)
Jimmie Smith - the Flirt
 1913 The Janitor's Quiet Life (Short)
1st Boy
 1913 Within the Enemy's Lines (Short)
 1913 Enoch and Ezra's First Smoke (Short)
 1913 Archie and the Bell Boy (Short)
 1913 Boy Wanted (Short)
 1913 The Embarrassment of Riches (Short)
Pat Clancy Jr.
 1913 A Mistake in Judgment (Short)
 1913 Bobbie's Long Trousers (Short)
 1913 To Abbeville Court House (Short)
Young Albert Higginbotham (unconfirmed)
 1913 The Dream Fairy (Short)
Tim - The Newsboy
 1913 All on Account of a Portrait (Short)
Messenger Boy
 1913 The Story of the Bell (Short)
The Grandson
 1913 A Taste of His Own Medicine (Short)
The Messenger Boy
 1913 Beau Crummel and His Bride (Short)
A Bell Boy
 1913 Two Little Kittens (Short)
The Bell Boy
 1913 Newcomb's Necktie (Short)
The Office Boy
 1913 The Two Merchants (Short)
Eddie Burke - Their Son
 1913 Aunty and the Girls (Short)
Bobby - the Nephew
 1913 The Inventor's Sketch (Short)
Billy - The Office Boy
 1913 A Youthful Knight (Short)
Tom - the Youthful Knight
 1913 Aunt Elsa's Visit (Short)
Bobby Moore - Aunt Elsa's Nephew
 1913 The Ranch Owner's Love-Making (Short)
The Office Boy
 1913 The Title Cure (Short)
The Office Boy
 1913 The Office Boy's Birthday (Short)
Lionel - the Office Boy
 1912 He Swore Off Smoking (Short)
The Jones Boy
 1912 How a Horseshoe Upset a Happy Family (Short)
The Messenger Boy
 1912 The Winking Parson (Short)
The Boy
 1912 The Totville Eye (Short)
Young Sammy
 1912 Bobby's Dream (Short)
 1912 How Bobby Joined the Circus (Short)
 1912 The Boy and the Girl (Short)
The Little Boy
 1912 Mr. Pickwick's Predicament (Short)
Secondary Role
 1912 The Little Artist of the Market (Short)
The Architect's Son
 1912 Revenge Is Sweet (Short)
Jimmy - the Office Boy
 1912 How the Boys Fought the Indians (Short)
Johnny Bell
 1912 The Sunset Gun (Short)
Dick - the Old Soldier's Grandson
 1912 Tommy's Geography Lesson (Short)
 1912 The Artist and the Brain Specialist (Short)
The Sick Artist's Son
 1912 A Personal Affair (Short)
The Messenger
 1912 The Little Woolen Shoe (Short)
One of the Children
 1912 Winnie's Dance (Short)
The Messenger Boy
 1912 Rowdy and His New Pal (Short)
Bob - the Son
 1912 The Yarn of the Nancy Belle (Short)
The Midshipmate
 1912 Curing the Office Boy (Short)
Willie - the Office Boy
 1912 The Little Delicatessen Store (Short)
A Customer
 1912 Hogan's Alley (Short)
Mikey O'Hoolihan, the Son
 1912 Lucky Dog (Short)
Mark's Son
 1912 The Stolen Nickel (Short)
Billy Harmon - the Boy
 1912 Max and Maurice (Short)
 1911 Uncle Hiram's List (Short)
Jimmie Long
 1911 Papa's Sweetheart (Short)
One of the Children
 1911 Santa Claus and the Clubman (Short)
A Waif
 1911 Stage-Struck Lizzie (Short)
One of the CHildren
 1911 The Story of the Indian Ledge (Short)
A Tourist
 1911 An Island Comedy (Short)
Miriam's Little Brother
 1911 At the Threshold of Life (Short)
One of the Murphy Children
 1911 A Cure for Crime (Short)
Morgan's Little Son
 1911 For the Queen (Short)
The King
 1911 The Question Mark (Short)
 1911 The Unfinished Letter (Short)
The Office Boy
 1911 Bob and Rowdy (Short)
 1911 Trading His Mother (Short)
Little Daniel - the Son
 1911 A Sane Fourth of July (Short)
The Widow's Son
 1911 Edna's Imprisonment (Short)
The Office Boy
 1911 The Ransom of Red Chief (Short)
Red Chief - The Little Boy
 1911 His First Commission (Short)
Todd Lincoln
 1910 The Actor's Children (Short)
The Actor's Son

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Brown-eyed American child star of silent films. At Thanhouser from 1910, subsequently with Edison. He was also adept at horse riding and swimming and played piano and violin.

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