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Al Ernest Garcia (1887–1938)

Al Ernest Garcia was born on March 11, 1887 in San Francisco, California, USA as Allan Ernest Garcia. He is known for his work on Modern Times (1936), The Circus (1928) and City Lights (1931). He was married to Ruth Garcia. He died on September 4, 1938 in Los Angeles, California. See full bio »

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Known For

Modern Times President of the Electro Steel Corp.
The Circus The Circus Proprietor and Ring Master
City Lights The Millionaire's Butler
Restitution Lucifer and Satan


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 1938 In Old Mexico
Don Carlos Gonzalez (as Allen Garcia)
 1938 Blockade
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1937 Blossoms on Broadway
Opera Patron (uncredited)
 1937 I'll Take Romance
Allan Garcia (uncredited)
 1937 The Last Train from Madrid
3rd Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
 1936 The Gay Desperado
Police Captain
 1936 Modern Times
President of the Electro Steel Corp. (as Allan Garcia)
 1933 Under the Tonto Rim
Mexican Police Chief (as Allan Garcia)
 1933 The California Trail
Sgt. Florez (as Allan Garcia)
 1932 One Way Passage
Honolulu Cigar Store Proprietor (uncredited)
 1932 Marido y mujer
Dr. Burgess
 1932 The Gay Caballero
Bandit (as Al Garcia)
 1932 South of Santa Fe
Captain Felipe Mendezez Gonzales Rodrigues (as Alan Garcia)
 1931 Models and Wives (Short)
 1931 The Deceiver
 1931 The Cisco Kid
Orderly (uncredited)
 1931 La gran jornada
Flack aka El Rojo
 1931 City Lights
The Millionaire's Butler (as Allan Garcia)
 1929 Morgan's Last Raid
 1928 The Circus
The Circus Proprietor and Ring Master (as Allan Garcia)
 1925 The Gold Rush
Prospector (uncredited)
 1925 The Power God
Weston Dore (as Allan Garcia)
 1922 The Three Buckaroos
'Card' Ritchie
 1922/I Pay Day (Short)
Drinking Companion and Policeman
 1921 The Idle Class (Short)
Cop in Park / Guest (uncredited)
 1921 Reputation
Leading Man (stage sequence)
 1920 Skyfire
Pierre Piquet (as Al Garcia)
 1920 The Golden Trail
Jean the Half-Breed (as Al Garcia)
 1919 The Counterfeit Trail (Short)
Two Spot Joe (as Al E. Garcia)
 1919 The Trail of the Octopus
Wang (as Earnest Garcia)
 1919 Six Feet Four
Ben Broderick (as Al Garcia)
 1919 The Lamb and the Lion
Red Baxter (as Al Garcia)
 1918 A Gentleman's Agreement
Manager of Mine (as Al Garcia)
 1918 Baree, Son of Kazan
'Bush' McTaggart (as Al Garcia)
 1918 Restitution
Lucifer and Satan (as Alfred Garcia)
 1917 Her Bargain
 1917 Sunlight's Last Raid
Pedro (as A. Garcia)
 1917 The Purple Scar (Short) (as Al E. Garcia)
 1917 The Single Code
Rodman Wray (as Ernesto Garcia)
 1916 The Greater Power (Short)
Al Gordon (as Al E. Garcia)
 1916 The Lion's Nemesis (Short)
Karma (as Al Garcia)
 1916 Clouds in Sunshine Valley (Short)
Jim Carr (as Al E. Garcia)
 1915 The Law at Silver Camp (Short)
Paul Long - a Railway Surveyor
 1915 Her Atonement
John De Forrest
 1915 Gangsters of the Hills (Short)
Deering - of the Secret Service (as Al E. Garcia)
 1915 Under Two Flags (Short)
Rockingham (as Al E. Garcia)
 1915 The Unafraid (Short)
 1915 The Country Boy
Jimmy Michaelson
 1915 After Five (as Ernest Garcia)
 1915 Young Romance
Spagnoli (as Al Garcia)
 1914 Rose of the Rancho
Henchman (uncredited)
 1914 A Strong Affair (Short)
Mier - the Cobbler
 1914 Kate Waters of the Secret Service (Short)
Bronson (as Al E. Garcia)
 1914 The Valley of the Moon
Bart (as Ernest Garcia)
 1913 The Big Horn Massacre (Short)
Lt. Blake Stevens (as Ernest Garcia)
 1913 With Eyes So Blue and Tender (Short)
Silas Craig - the Rival (as Al Garcia)
 1913 Cupid Makes a Bull's Eye (Short)
The Minister
 1913 An Equal Chance (Short)
John Barrett (as Al Garcia)
 1913 A Message from Home (Short)
Judge Hoffman
 1913 An Actor's Romance (Short)
Rant - the Hungry Actor
 1913 In the Midst of the Jungle (Short) (as Al E. Garcia)
 1913 The Missionary and the Actress (Short)
Charles Kane
 1913 The Flight of the Crow (Short)
Philip Moore - the Legal Advisor (as Al Garcia)
 1913 The Mansion of Misery (Short)
Prince Lorenzo
 1913 The Reformation of Dad (Short)
Al B. Stone - the Circus Manager (as Al E. Garcia)
 1913 A Western Romance (Short)
Victor Kellogg
 1913 The Fighting Lieutenant (Short)
Don Arguello
 1913 Woman: Past and Present (Short)
Father Time
 1913 Indian Summer (Short)
 1913 The Stolen Melody (Short)
Richard Davidge (as A.E. Garcia)
 1913 The Tattle Battle (Short)
1st Father
 1913 Lieutenant Jones (Short)
Capt. Stanleigh
 1913 The Burglar Who Robbed Death (Short)
Mr. Harrison
 1913 The Tie of the Blood (Short)
Mathews, A Half-Breed
 1913 With Love's Eyes (Short)
Dunwood - the Artist
 1913 Margarita and the Mission Funds (Short)
Ramon, an Outlaw
 1913 The Spanish Parrot Girl (Short)
Jose Raneros
 1913 Yankee Doodle Dixie (Short)
Parson Sneed (as Al E. Garcia)
 1913 Pierre of the North (Short)
Baptiste (as Al E. Garcia)
 1913 The Artist and the Brute (Short)
Hortez - the Animal Trainer (as Al E. Garcia)
 1913 The Governor's Daughter (Short)
The Prison Parson
 1913 Altar of the Aztecs (Short)
Joaquin - the Mexican Foreman (as Al Garcia)
 1913 The Miner's Justice (Short)
Bud Owens
 1913 A Black Hand Elopement (Short)
 1913 A Plain Girl's Love (Short)
Jack Bloodgood (as Al E. Garcia)
 1912 Our Lady of the Pearls (Short)
Vincente (as Al E. Garcia)
 1912 The Girl of the Mountains (Short)
Jim - a Mountain Man (as Al E. Garcia)
 1912/II Saved by Fire (Short)
J. Harden Stone
 1912 Her Educator (Short)
Jim O'Keefe (as Al E. Garcia)
 1912 Getting Atmosphere (Short)
The Actor / Tramp (as Al Garcia)
 1912 Monte Cristo (Short)
Fernand (as Al E. Garcia)
 1912/II An Assisted Elopement (Short)
Brown - Tom's Chum (as Al E. Garcia)
 1912 The Great Drought (Short)
 1912 The Pirate's Daughter (Short)
Vargas - the First Mate
 1912 The Pity of It (Short)
William Ainslie (as Al E. Garcia)
 1912 The Indelible Stain (Short)
Juan (as Al E. Garcia)
 1912 The Little Indian Martyr (Short)
Chiquito's Father
 1912 A Messenger to Kearney (Short)
Palo Vasquez (as A.E. Garcia)
 1912 The Vow of Ysobel (Short)
 1912 Goody Goody Jones (Short)
3rd Policeman (as Al Garcia)
 1912 A Reconstructed Rebel (Short)
Dick Winston
 1912 The Lost Hat (Short)
The Hotel Clerk (as Al E. Garcia)
 1912 A Humble Hero (Short)
2nd Claim Jumper (as Al E. Garcia)
 1912 The Hand of Fate (Short)
Fritz (as Al E. Garcia)
 1912 The End of the Romance (Short)
Jack Lee
 1912 The Ones Who Suffer (Short)
The Prison Warden (as Al E. Garcia)
 1912 The 'Epidemic' in Paradise Gulch (Short)
Jack Knight
 1912 Bounder (Short)
Pete Lopez (as Al E. Garcia)
 1912 The Danites (Short)
Carter - a Danite (as Al E. Garcia)
 1912 Disillusioned (Short)
Henry George (as Al E. Garcia)
 1912 The Test (Short)
Dalton (as Al E. Garcia)
 1912 The Bandit's Mask (Short)
Pedro Ramirez (as Al E. Garcia)
 1912 Merely a Millionaire (Short)
Harry Nichols
 1912 The Secret Wedding (Short)
Leon Braun (as Al E. Garcia)
 1912 The Cowboy's Adopted Child (Short)
Dan Mason (as Al E. Garcia)
 1911 An Evil Power (Short)
Antonio Guiseppe (as Al E. Garcia)
 1911 Old Billy (Short)
Fire Commissioner Hewitt
 1911 Shipwrecked (Short)
Pierre Binbeau (as Albert E. Garcia)
 1911 How Algy Captured a Wild Man (Short)
Teddy Windleigh (as Albert Garcia)
 1911 The Regeneration of Apache Kid (Short)
The Apache Kid (as Albert Garcia)
 1911 Their Only Son (Short)
Guy Medford (as Albert Garcia)
 1911 Slick's Romance (Short)
Yuba Frank (as Al E. Garcia)
 1911 Told in the Sierras (Short)
John Strong - the Prospector (as Albert Garcia)
 1911 The Herders (Short)
 1911 The Still Alarm (Short)
William Manley (as Frank Garcia)
 1911 The Code of Honor (Short)
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A.E. Garcia | A.L. Garcia | A. Garcia | Al E. Garcia | Alan Garcia | Albert E. Garcia | Albert Garcia | Alfred Garcia | Allan Garcia | Allen Garcia | Al Garcia | Earnest Garcia | Ernesto Garcia | Ernest Garcia | Frank Garcia


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Character actor in silent comedy. He was a contract player at Charlie Chaplin Studios and appeared in a staple of Chaplin's films, notably 'The Idle Class' (1921), 'Pay Day' (1922), 'The Gold Rush' (1925), 'The Circus' (1928) and 'City Lights' (1931).

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