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Carl Gerard (1885–1966)

Carl Gerard was born on September 28, 1885 in Copenhagen, Denmark as Carl Gerhard Petersen. He was an actor, known for The Beautiful Mrs. Reynolds (1918), Leathernecking (1930) and So This Is Love (1928). He was married to Ethel Grey Terry. He died on January 6, 1966 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1932 The Roadhouse Murder
Defense Attorney
 1931 Secret Service
Lieutenant Foray (uncredited)
 1931 The Public Defender
Cyrus Pringle
 1931 Bachelor Apartment
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
 1930 Leathernecking
 1928 Confessions of a Wife
Handsome Harry
 1928 Sharp Tools (Short)
 1928 Ladies of the Mob
 1928 So This Is Love
 1928 That Certain Thing
Secretary Brooks
 1926 Up in Mabel's Room
Arthur Walkers
 1923 Wild Bill Hickok
Clayton Hamilton
 1923 The Love Piker
Archie Pembroke (as Carl Gerrard)
 1923 The Voice from the Minaret
Secretary Barry
 1922 Youth to Youth
Howe Snedecor
 1922 Under Oath
Steve Powers
 1922 Too Much Business
Ray Gorham
 1921 The Hole in the Wall
Donald Ramsey (as Carl Gerrard)
 1921 Uncharted Seas
Tom Eastman
 1920 Body and Soul
Charles Houghton
 1920 The Secret Gift
Sydney Ullman (as Carl Gerrard)
 1920 The Silver Horde
Alton Clyde
 1918 The Beautiful Mrs. Reynolds
James Reynolds (as Carl Girard)
 1917 The Little Samaritan
 1917 The Little American
Reverend (uncredited)
 1917 Crime and Punishment
Razmouhin Porkovitch
 1916 The Vixen
 1915 Police Nr. 1111
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Carl Gerrard | Carl Girard


5' 10½" (1.79 m)

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Danish-born character actor, on Broadway from 1914, subsequently with the Manhattan Stock company. In silent films with Pathe during the 1910's. Married to actress Ethel Grey Terry. After leaving the industry he worked as a ticket clerk at a Los Angeles racetrack. Committed suicide on the anniversary of his wife's death.

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