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Cecil Holland (1887–1973)

Father of Meg Sargent, portrait artist and actress. Cecil Claude Holland was born in Gravesend-On-Thames, England, son of Richard Henry Holland, an English sea captain. At the age of sixteen he sailed from England to Vancouver, B.C., where he disembarked and began a new life in the Americas. He helped with the reconstruction of San Francisco after... See full bio »

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Known For

The Crisis Gen. W.T. Sherman
Go and Get It Makeup Department


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 1927 The Show
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1926 The Blackbird
Old Man at Mission (uncredited)
 1924 Name the Man!
 1923 The Rendezvous
 1923 The Bishop of the Ozarks
Dr. Earl Godfrey
 1922 Burning Sands
Old Sheik
 1922 Penrod
John Barrett
 1922 Moran of the Lady Letty
 1921 The Great Impersonation
Roger Unthank
 1917 The Lad and the Lion
Col. Vivier
 1917 Melting Millions
 1917 Each to His Kind
The Maharajah
 1917 His Sweetheart (as Cecil C. Holland)
 1916 The Crisis
Gen. W.T. Sherman
 1916 The Garden of Allah
 1916 The Prince Chap
Paul Helmer
 1916 The Beauty Hunters (Short)
The Male Beautifier (as C.C. Holland)
 1916 Spooks (Short)
Judah Paradise
 1916 The Manicure Girl (Short)
Barber Briggs
 1915 The Sacred Tiger of Agra (Short)
 1915 The Love of Loti San (Short)
 1915 The White Light of Publicity (Short)
Billy Hardie
 1915 The Flashlight (Short)
Prince Chan (as C.C. Holland)
 1915 The Man with the Iron Heart (Short)
 1915 The Scarlet Lady (Short)
Judge Malone
 1915 The Adventure Hunter (Short)
Prince Otto of Vosmark (as Cecil C. Holland)
 1915 Beautiful Belinda (Short)
Professor Boggs (as C.C. Holland)
 1915 The Millionaire Cabby (Short)
The Old Cabby (as C.C. Holland)
 1914 The Mystery of the Seven Chests (Short)
Jack Lawless
 1914 The Lion Hunter (Short)
Lawrence Stanley
 1914 The Rajah's Vacation (Short)
 1914 When a Woman's 40 (Short)
Henri - the Butler (as C.C. Holland)
 1914 Meller Drammer (Short)
 1914 On the Minute (Short)
William Tripple
 1914 The Evil We Do (Short)
 1914 The Golden Patch (Short)
Show Show Makeup Department (13 credits)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

C.C. Holland | Cecil C. Holland

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He discovered the technique of using the skin of an egg over an actor's eyeball, like a contact lens, to give the impression of blindness. See more »

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