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Thomas Dixon Jr. (1864–1946)

Thomas Dixon Jr. was born on January 11, 1864 in Shelby, North Carolina, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for Gods of the Machine, Mark of the Beast (1923) and The Birth of a Nation (1915). He was married to Madelyn Clare and Harriet Bussey. He died on April 3, 1946 in Raleigh, North Carolina. See full bio »

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 1937 Nation Aflame (story - as Thomas Dixon Author of 'Birth of a Nation')
 1925 The Champion of Lost Causes (as Thomas F. Dixon Jr.)
 1924 The Painted Lady (as Thomas F. Dixon Jr.)
 1924 The Foolish Virgin (novel - as Thomas Dixon)
 1923 Mark of the Beast (writer - as Thomas F. Dixon Jr.)
 1922 Thelma (adaptation)
 1921 Bring Him In (adaptation - as Thomas F. Dixon Jr.)
 1921 Wing Toy (as Thomas F. Dixon Jr.)
 1919 Bolshevism on Trial (novel "Comrades" - as Thomas F. Dixon Jr.)
 1918 The One Woman (novel - as Thomas Dixon)
 1916 The Foolish Virgin (novel - as Thomas F. Dixon Jr.)
 1916 The Fall of a Nation (novel - as Thomas Dixon) / (screenplay - as Thomas Dixon)
 1915 The Birth of a Nation (adapted from his novel: "The Clansman: An Historical Romance of the Ku Klux Klan" - as Thomas F. Dixon Jr.) / (novel "The Leopard's Spots" - as Thomas F. Dixon Jr.) / (play "The Clansman" - as Thomas F. Dixon Jr.)
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Other Works:

Stage: Wrote "The Clansman", produced on Broadway. Comedy/drama. Incidental music by Max Schmidt. Directed by Frank Hatch. Liberty Theatre: 8 Jan 1906-Feb 1906 (closing date unknown/51 performances). Cast: Sydney Ayers, Grena Bennett, Holbrook Blinn, J.F. Chaille, Gretchen Dale, Robert Gibson, M.J. Gordon, James Grady, Ruth Hart, ... See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Thomas Dixon Author of 'Birth of a Nation' | Thomas F. Dixon Jr. | Thomas Dixon | Tom Dixon

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Children with Bussey: Jordan, Louise, and Thomas.

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