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Tod Browning (1880–1962)


Belonging to a well-situated family, Charles Browning fell in love at the age of 16 with a dancer of a circus. Following her began his itinerary of being clown, jockey and director of a variety theater which ended when he met D.W. Griffith and became an actor. He made his debut in Intolerance (1916). Working later on as a director, he had his ... See full bio »

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Dracula Director
(1931)
Freaks Director
(1932)
Outside the Law Director
(1930)
Outside the Law Director
(1920)

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 1936 The Devil-Doll (uncredited)
 1933 Fast Workers (uncredited)
 1932 Freaks
 1931 Iron Man
 1931 Dracula
 1928 The Big City
 1927 The Unknown
 1927 The Show
 1926 The Blackbird
 1925 Dollar Down
 1925 The Mystic
 1923 White Tiger
 1923 Drifting
 1922 The Wise Kid
 1918 Set Free
 1918 Which Woman?
 1918 Revenge
 1917 Hands Up!
 1917 Jim Bludso
 1916 Puppets (Short)
 1915 Little Marie (Short)
 1915 The Woman from Warren's (Short)
 1915 The Burned Hand (Short)
 1915 The Living Death (Short)
 1915 The Electric Alarm (Short)
 1915 The Spell of the Poppy (Short)
 1915 The Story of a Story (Short)
 1915 The Highbinders (Short)
 1915 An Image of the Past (Short)
 1915 The Slave Girl (Short)
 1915 The Lucky Transfer (Short)
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Height:

5' 9¾" (1.77 m)
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In the early morning hours of June 16, 1915, Browning was seriously injured when his car collided with a freight train in Downtown Los Angeles. The crash killed one of his passengers, actor Elmer Booth, and injured another, actor George Siegmann. An initial police investigation stated that the train operators claimed Browning was at fault for failing to observe the railway signals, but no legal ... See more »

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