Francis X. Bushman (1883–1966)

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Francis X. Bushman was born on January 10, 1883 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. He was an actor and director, known for Sabrina (1954), The Phantom Planet (1961) and Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1925). He was married to Iva Millicient Richardson, Norma Emily Atkin, Beverly Bayne and Josephine Fladine Duval. He died on August 23, 1966 in Pacific ... See full bio »

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Known For

Sabrina Mr. Tyson


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 1966 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (TV Series)
Old Man
- The Terrible Toys (1966) ... Old Man
 1966 Batman (TV Series)
Mr. Van Jones
- The Riddler's False Notion (1966) ... Mr. Van Jones
- Death in Slow Motion (1966) ... Mr. Van Jones
 1965 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Mr. Cooper
- Life in the Dance Hall (1965) ... Mr. Cooper
 1960-1964 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Philip / Courtney Jeffers / Lawrence King
- The Case of the Nervous Neighbor (1964) ... Philip
- The Case of the Nine Dolls (1960) ... Courtney Jeffers
- The Case of the Flighty Father (1960) ... Lawrence King
 1961 The Phantom Planet
 1961 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Clinton Hobart
- Last Resort (1961) ... Clinton Hobart
 1959-1960 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Abgarus / Philip Vandermoot
- The Other Wise Man (1960) ... Abgarus
- Signs of Love (1959) ... Philip Vandermoot
 1960 12 to the Moon
Secretary General of the International Space Order
 1960 Shotgun Slade (TV Series)
- Crossed Guns (1960) ... Eckhart
 1960 The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (TV Series)
Prof. Millican
- The Flying Millicans (1960) ... Prof. Millican
 1959 The Danny Thomas Show (TV Series)
George - Traffic Court Judge
- Rusty's Day in Court (1959) ... George - Traffic Court Judge
 1958 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Bramwell Stone
- All Our Yesterdays (1958) ... Bramwell Stone
 1958 The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (TV Series)
Dr. Russell
- The Bachelor (1958) ... Dr. Russell
 1958 The Court of Last Resort (TV Series)
- The Steve Hrdilka Case (1958) ... Priest
 1957 Official Detective (TV Series)
John Cosgrove
- Missing (1957) ... John Cosgrove
 1957 The Story of Mankind
 1957 Mr. Adams and Eve (TV Series)
Francis X. Bushman
- The Business Manager (1957) ... Francis X. Bushman
 1954 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Secret (1954) ... Max
 1954 Sabrina
Mr. Tyson
 1952 The Bad and the Beautiful
Eulogist (uncredited)
 1952 Apache Country
Commissioner Latham
 1951 David and Bathsheba
King Saul (uncredited)
 1951 Hollywood Story
Francis X. Bushman
 1944 Wilson
Barnard Baruch (uncredited)
 1942 Silver Queen
 1941 Peer Gynt (1965 rerelease) (voice)
 1937 Thoroughbreds Don't Cry
Racing Steward (uncredited)
 1937 Dick Tracy
Chief Clive Anderson
 1936 Hollywood Boulevard
Frank - Director, Desert Scene
 1932 Watch Beverly
President Orloff
 1930 Once a Gentleman
 1930 The Dude Wrangler
 1930 Call of the Circus
The Man
 1928 Midnight Life
Jim Logan
 1928 Say It with Sables
John Caswell
 1928 The Grip of the Yukon
Colby MacDonald
 1928 The Beautiful Spy
 1927 The 13th Juror
Henry Desmond
 1927 The Lady in Ermine
Gen. Dostal
 1926 The Marriage Clause
Barry Townsend
 1926 Playing the Swell (Short)
 1925 The Masked Bride
 1923 Modern Marriage
Hugh Varley
 1920 Smiling All the Way
Doubtful Cameo Appearance (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1919 Daring Hearts
Hugh Brown
 1919 God's Outlaw
Andrew Craig
 1918 The Poor Rich Man
Vantyne Carter
 1918 A Pair of Cupids
Peter Warburton
 1918 Social Quicksands
Warren Dexter
 1918 Cyclone Higgins, D.D.
Cyrus 'Cyclone' Higgins, D.D.
 1918 With Neatness and Dispatch
Paul Donaldson
 1918 The Brass Check
Richard Trevor
 1918 Under Suspicion
Gerry Simpson
 1917 Red, White and Blue Blood
John Spaulding
 1917 The Voice of Conscience
William Poatter / James Houston
 1917 The Adopted Son
Two Gun Carter
 1917 Their Compact
James Van Dyke Moore
 1917 The Great Secret
William Montgomery Strong
 1916/II Romeo and Juliet
 1916 In the Diplomatic Service
Dick Stansbury
 1916 A Virginia Romance (Short)
Ralph Everly
 1916 The Voice in the Darkness (Short)
 1916 A Million a Minute
Stephen Quaintance
 1916 The Wall Between
Sgt. John Kendall
 1916 The Red Mouse
 1916 Man and His Soul
John Conscience / John Power
 1915 Richard Carvel
Richard Carvel
 1915 Pennington's Choice
Robert Pennington
 1915 The Silent Voice
Franklyn Starr
 1915 The Second in Command
Lt. Col. Miles Anstruther
 1915 Providence and Mrs. Urmy (Short)
Barton the Chauffeur & Lord Chilminster
 1915 The Slim Princess
Alexander H. Pike
 1915 Thirty (Short)
Dick Thompson
 1915 The Return of Richard Neal (Short)
Richard Neal
 1915 Graustark
Grenfall Lorry
 1915 The Great Silence (Short)
John Landon
 1915 Stars Their Courses Change (Short)
Robert Cameron
 1915 The Accounting (Short)
Gordon Bannock
 1915 Thirteen Down (Short)
Arnold Austin
 1915 His New Job (Short)
Man in Office (uncredited)
 1915 The Ambition of the Baron (Short)
Count Jean de Lugnan
 1915 The Gallantry of Jimmy Rodgers (Short)
Jimmy Rodgers
 1915 The Shanty at Trembling Hill (Short)
Richard Scott
 1914 An Adamless Eden (Short)
 1914 Any Woman's Choice (Short)
The Mutual Friend
 1914 The Battle of Love
Arthur Chandler
 1914 Every Inch a King (Short)
King Leofric of Vidonia
 1914 Scars of Possession (Short)
Payne Forsythe
 1914 The Prince Party (Short)
Prince Francis of Fournia
 1914 The Unplanned Elopement (Short)
Frank Melbourne
 1914 The Private Officer (Short)
Harry Lampton / Lt. Frothingham
 1914 In the Glare of the Lights (Short)
Glen Duval
 1914 The Other Man (Short)
Harry Ross
 1914 A Splendid Dishonor (Short)
Frank Sergeant
 1914 Sparks of Fate (Short)
Frank Graham
 1914 The Plum Tree (Short)
Craig Ewell
 1914 Under Royal Patronage (Short)
Richard Savage
 1914 Ambushed (Short)
Frank Mitchell
 1914 The Masked Wrestler (Short)
Louis de Luzon
 1914 The Motor Buccaneers (Short)
William Mash
 1914 One Wonderful Night
John Delancey Curtis
 1914 His Stolen Fortune (Short)
Frank Wentworth
 1914 The Night Hawks (Short)
 1914 A Night with a Million (Short)
Jack Wilton
 1914 Trinkets of Tragedy (Short)
Harrison Hyde
 1914 The Countess (Short)
Richard Hasbrook
 1914 Finger Prints (Short)
Richard Neal
 1914 Jane (Short)
The Red-Haired Man
 1914 The Elder Brother (Short)
Dr. Phillip Caldwell - the Elder Brother
 1914 Blood Will Tell (Short)
Richard Brimsmore
 1914 The Voice in the Wilderness (Short)
Frank - the Author
 1914 Ashes of Hope (Short)
Fred Willard
 1914 Mongrel and Master (Short)
Frank Mitchell, the Master
 1914 The Mystery of Room 643 (Short)
Richard Neal
 1914 Yarn a-Tangle (Short)
 1914 A Man for A' That (Short)
Frank Willard
 1914 In the Moon's Ray (Short)
Richard Neal
 1914 The Three Scratch Clue (Short)
Norman Arnold
 1914/I Shadows (Short)
Secret Service Agent Dan Grayson
 1914 The Other Girl (Short)
Frank Dixon
 1914 Dawn and Twilight (Short)
Pietro Delani, a Blind Musician
 1914 The Girl at the Curtain (Short)
Warren Bradley
 1914 Through the Storm (Short)
Andy Burton
 1914 The Hour and the Man (Short)
Frank Maxwell
 1914/II Hearts and Flowers (Short)
John Martin
 1913 Little Ned
 1913 The Stigma (Short)
Clifford Harvey
 1913 The Little Substitute (Short)
Robert Graham - The Child's Father
 1913 The Toll of the Marshes (Short)
John Hammond
 1913 The Way Perilous (Short)
Frank Davenport - The Young Man
 1913 Dear Old Girl (Short)
Ted Warren, a Student
 1913 Tony, the Fiddler (Short)
Tony the Fiddler
 1913/II For Old Time's Sake (Short)
Charles Pine - the Husband
 1913/I The Right of Way
Frank Robinson
 1913 Sunlight (Short)
Ben - the Young Man
 1913 The Hermit of Lonely Gulch (Short)
Bob Wayne, the Hermit
 1913 The Power of Conscience (Short)
Reverend Stanley Waters
 1913 The Whip Hand (Short)
Jim Dowling - the Suitor
 1913 A Brother's Loyalty (Short)
Paul / Hal
 1913 Let No Man Put Asunder (Short)
Arthur Winn
 1913 The Spy's Defeat (Short)
Lt. Carl Heinrich
 1913 The Pathway of Years (Short)
John Mason
 1913 A Mistaken Accusation (Short)
 1913 The Discovery (Short)
Young Monion
 1913 The Farmer's Daughter (Short)
Reginald Hoops Jr.
 1913 The Thirteenth Man (Short)
Jack Hanney
 1913 When Soul Meets Soul (Short)
Prince Arames / Professor Delaplane
 1912 Requited Love (Short)
The Doctor
 1912 The Cat's Paw (Short)
Jack Wayne
 1912 The Virtue of Rags (Short)
The Grouch
 1912 The Error of Omission (Short)
Tommy's Father
 1912 The Iron Heel (Short)
Robert Gregg Sr. & Jr.
 1912 The Penitent (Short)
Bob Arling
 1912 The House of Pride (Short)
James Williams
 1912 When Wealth Torments (Short)
Jim O'Brien
 1912 Chains (Short)
Robert King
 1912 A Romance of the Dells (Short)
 1912 The Warning Hand (Short)
Jack Wayne
 1912/I The End of the Feud (Short)
Jim Parker
 1912 Neptune's Daughter (Short)
Charles Fleming, an Artist
 1912 The Fall of Montezuma (Short)
Hernando Cortez
 1912 Twilight (Short)
Silas Grant
 1912 The Voice of Conscience (Short)
William Sherman
 1912 The Magic Wand (Short)
Jack Bronson
 1912 The Old Wedding Dress (Short)
 1912 The New Church Organ (Short)
Austin Strong
 1912 Her Hour of Triumph (Short)
Frederick Barton
 1912 The Understudy (Short)
 1912 Signal Lights (Short)
Jim Drake
 1912 The Butterfly Net (Short)
Lord Roxbury
 1912 White Roses (Short)
Convict / Mr. Loring
 1912 Billy and the Butler (Short)
 1912 Return of William Marr (Short)
William Marr
 1912 The Passing Shadow (Short)
Frisco Sam Parsons - the Homeless Tramp
 1912 The Laurel Wreath of Fame (Short)
Guido Marcello
 1912 A Good Catch (Short)
 1912 The Eye That Never Sleeps (Short)
Howard Mayne
 1912 Out of the Night (Short)
Joe Brown
 1912 Napatia, the Greek Singer (Short)
Billy Arnold
 1912/II The Rivals (Short)
Frank Garrison
 1912 Lonesome Robert (Short)
Tom Morris
 1912 Teaching a Liar a Lesson (Short)
Philip Reese
 1912/I At the End of the Trail (Short)
 1912 Out of the Depths (Short)
James Grey
 1912/II The Turning Point (Short)
Franz Seigel - Violinist
 1912 The Little Black Box (Short)
 1912 Tracked Down (Short)
Jim Ford
 1912 Her Boys (Short)
Joe Morton
 1912 The Melody of Love (Short)
Maurice Eaton
 1912 The Hospital Baby (Short)
James Brown
 1912 A Brother's Error (Short)
Jim Morris - First Brother
 1912 Alias Billy Sargent (Short)
Weston aka William Sargent
 1912 The Little Poet (Short)
Undetermined Role (unconfirmed)
 1912 The Old Florist (Short)
Silas Hooper, The Old Florist
 1912 The Mail Order Wife
Bob Strong
 1911 For Memory's Sake (Short)
 1911 The Goodfellow's Christmas Eve (Short)
James Sawyer
 1911 The Long Strike (Short)
Jim Blakely
 1911 The Madman (Short)
The Madman
 1911 The Quinceville Raffle (Short)
Ezra Higgins
 1911 Too Much Turkey (Short)
 1911 The Empty Saddle (Short)
 1911 He Fought for the U.S.A. (Short)
Frank Langdon - First Brother
 1911 Bill Bumper's Bargain (Short)
 1911/I Pals (Short)
 1911 A False Suspicion (Short)
John Barton, the Husband
 1911 Reparation (Short)
David Warren
 1911/I Lost Years (Short)
James Brown
 1911 Saved from the Torrents (Short)
Arthur Chester
 1911 The Burglarized Burglar (Short)
Howard Graham
 1911/I Two Men and a Girl (Short)
John Lincoln
 1911 The Dark Romance of a Tobacco Tin (Short)
George M. Jackson
 1911 Putting It Over (Short)
George Moore
 1911/I The Playwright (Short)
Frank Richardson
 1911 Fate's Funny Frolic (Short)
Richard Malcolm
 1911 Live, Love and Believe (Short)
Harry Ainsworth
 1911 The Gordian Knot (Short)
Harry Robbins
 1911 The New Manager (Short)
Philip Carlton
 1911 God's Inn by the Sea (Short)
Chaplain Crandall
 1911 Her Dad the Constable (Short)
Tom Thornton
 1911 The Rosary (Short)
Young Payne
 1911 His Friend's Wife (Short)
The Artist
Show Show Director (2 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (18 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (13 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Radio: Appeared in "The Railroad Hour" broadcast of "The Student Prince". See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 49 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


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Iva Millicient Richardson  (his death) | See more »


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He died exactly 40 years to the day after another top film star of the silent era, Rudolph Valentino. See more »


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