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John East (I) (1860–1924)

John M. East born John Marlborough East in London in 1860. John began on comedy and drama theatre from the 1880's. Popular gentleman character and support actor, appeared in more than 30 British silent drama and adventure movies, making his film debut as Tom Cribb in Harold M. Shaw's 'The House of Temperley' starring Ben Webster for the London ... See full bio »

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The Little Minister Thomas Whamond
Kipps Old Kipps


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 1924 Owd Bob
 1923 Constant Hot Water (Short)
 1922 Fallen Leaves (Short)
P.C. Merridew
 1922 The Glorious Adventure
The King's Major Domo
 1921 The Bargain
 1921 The Woman of His Dream
 1921 Kipps
Old Kipps
 1916 The Manxman
Casar Cregeen - The innkeeper
 1915 The Coal King
William Shirley
 1915 The Trumpet Call
Professor Ginnifer
 1915 Rosy Rapture (Short)
 1915 The Romany Rye (Short)
Black Nathan
 1915 Bunting's Blink (Short)
 1915 Chicken Hearted (Short)
A tramp
 1915 Did He? The Brute! (Short)
 1915 Taking a Film (Short)
 1915 The Little Minister
Thomas Whamond
 1915 The Love of Their Lives (Short)
John Trusty
 1914 In the Ranks
Farmer Herrick
 1914/II Over the Garden Wall (Short)
 1914 The Little Match Girl (Short)
 1914 The Yule Log (Short)
 1914 Captain Nighthawk (Short)
 1914 Enoch Arden
John Lane
 1914 The Two Columbines (Short)
Policeman (as John M. East)
 1914 The Harbour Lights
Capt. Nelson
 1914 Little Lord Fauntleroy
 1914 The Bosun's Mate (Short)
 1913 In the Days of Robin Hood (Short)
Little John (as John M. East)
 1913 The House of Temperley
Tom Cribb (as John M. East)
Show Show Writer (5 credits)

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Alternate Names:

John M. East | John Marlborough East

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