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George Nichols (I) (1864–1927)

George Nichols was born on October 28, 1864 in Rockford, Illinois, USA as George Nicholls. He was an actor and director, known for The Midnight Express (1924), Jess (1912) and The Flirt (1922). He was married to Viola Alberti. He died on September 20, 1927 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Jess Director
The Flirt Papa Madison
The Queen of Sheba King David


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 1928 The Wedding March
Fortunat Schweisser - the Industrialist
 1927 Ritzy
Nathan Brown
 1927 White Flannels
Jacob Politz
 1927 White Gold
Carson, Alec's Father
 1927 Finger Prints
S.V. Sweeney
 1926 The Timid Terror
Amos Milliken
 1926 Gigolo
Pa Hubbel
 1926 Flames
James Travers
 1926 Broken Hearts of Hollywood
Chief of Detectives
 1926 Senor Daredevil
'Tiger' O'Flagherty
 1926 Miss Nobody
The Sheriff
 1926 Rolling Home
Col. Lowe
 1926 Bachelor Brides
Henry Bowing
 1926 Sea Horses
 1925 The Eagle
 1925 His Majesty, Bunker Bean
Jim Breede
 1925 The Merry Widow
Doorkeeper (uncredited)
 1925 Winds of Chance
Vigilante Chairman
 1925 The Goose Woman
Detective Lopez
 1925 The Light of Western Stars
Billy Stillwell
 1925 Proud Flesh
Spanish Uncle
 1925 Capital Punishment
Prison Warden
 1924 Geared to Go
 1924 East of Broadway
Officer Gaffney
 1924 The Silent Watcher
Jim Tufts, stage doorman
 1924 The Beautiful Sinner
 1924 The Slanderers
Todd Calkins
 1924 The Red Lily
 1924 The Midnight Express
John Oakes
 1924 The Silent Stranger
Silas Horton - Banker
 1924 Secrets
William Marlowe
 1924 Daughters of Today
Dirk Vandegrift
 1923 Let's Go
Jake Frazer
 1923 The Country Kid
Mr. Grimes
 1923 The Extra Girl
Pa Graham
 1923 The Miracle Makers
Captain Joe Mansfield
 1923 Don't Marry for Money
Amos Webb
 1923 Children of Dust
Terwilliger's Stepfather
 1923 Suzanna
Don Fernando Reyes
 1923 The Ghost Patrol
Donald Patrick Dorgan
 1922 The Flirt
Papa Madison
 1922 The Pride of Palomar
 1922 Step Forward (Short)
The Trolley Inspector
 1922 The Barnstormer
Joel's Father
 1922 One Glorious Day
Pat Curran
 1922 Don't Get Personal
Silas Wainwright
 1921 Molly O'
Tim O'Dair
 1921 Shame
Jonathan Fielding
 1921/I The Fox
Sheriff Mart Fraser
 1921 Live and Let Live
Judge Loomis
 1921 The Queen of Sheba
King David
 1921 Oliver Twist, Jr.
 1920 Nineteen and Phyllis
His Uncle, Daniel Cavanaugh
 1920 The Iron Rider
John Lannigan (as George Nicholls)
 1920 Deep Waters
Captain Joe Bell
 1920 The Joyous Trouble-Makers
Cash Truit
 1920 The Orphan
Sheriff Jim Shields
 1920 Love's Protegé
James Bristol
 1920 The Family Honor
Mayor Curran
 1920 The River's End
Judge Kirkstone
 1920 Pinto
Pop Audrey
 1919 The Greatest Question
Martin Cain
 1919 Victory
Capt. Davidson (uncredited)
 1919 The Wolf
Andrew MacTavish
 1919 Bill Apperson's Boy
Zeke Yarton (as George Nicholls)
 1919 When Doctors Disagree
David Martin
 1919 Broken Blossoms
Police Constable (uncredited)
 1919 The Coming of the Law
Big Bill Dunlavey (as George Nicholls)
 1919 The Turn in the Road
Hamilton Perry
 1919 The Rebellious Bride
Grandpa (as George Nicholls)
 1919 The Light of Victory
Otto Schmidt
 1919 A Romance of Happy Valley
Jennie's father
 1918 Borrowed Clothes
Mary's Father
 1918 Fame and Fortune
'Big' Dave Dawley (as George Nicholls)
 1918 Battling Jane
Dr. Sheldon (as George Nicholls)
 1918 Mickey
Joe Meadows (as George O. Nicholls)
 1918 Hearts of the World
A German Sergeant
 1918 The Keys of the Righteous
Peter Manning
 1917 The Silent Man
Preachin' Bill Hardy
 1917 The Son of His Father
Silas Mallinsbee
 1915 When Love Is Mocked (Short)
 1915 The Forged Testament (Short) (as George O. Nicholls)
 1915 A Day That Is Gone (Short)
 1914 A Film Johnnie (Short)
Older Actor on Screen (uncredited)
 1914 Baffles (Short)
Chief of Police
 1914 In the Clutches of the Gang (Short)
The Detective
 1914 A Flirt's Mistake (Short)
2nd Flirt in Park (uncredited)
 1914 The Under-Sheriff (Short)
The Sheriff
 1913 Some Nerve (Short)
The Dinner Guest
 1913 Fatty Joins the Force (Short)
Police Commissioner (uncredited)
 1913 His Chorus Girl Wife (Short) (as George Nicholls)
 1913 In the Southland (Short)
 1913 Foiling Fickle Father (Short) (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1912 Two Daughters of Eve (Short)
 1912 Miss Arabella Snaith (Short)
The Clergyman
 1912 Into the Desert (Short)
The American Girl's Father
 1912 A Love of Long Ago (Short)
A Monk
 1912 Iola's Promise (Short)
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
 1912 Flying to Fortune (Short)
The Lawyer
 1911 Turning the Tables (Short)
The Husband's Sailor Friend (as George O. Nicholls)
 1911 The Ruling Passion (Short)
 1911 Fighting Blood (Short)
The Old Soldier (as George O. Nicholls)
 1911 The Primal Call (Short)
On Ship
 1911 Enoch Arden: Part II (Short)
 1911 Enoch Arden: Part I (Short)
The Captain
 1911 In the Days of '49 (Short)
Bill Weston
 1911 A Knight of the Road (Short)
The Rancher
 1911/I The Chief's Daughter (Short)
The Indian Chief
 1911 The Broken Cross (Short)
The Postman (as George O. Nicholls)
 1911 The Spanish Gypsy (Short)
 1911 The Lonedale Operator (Short)
The Lonedale Operator - the Telegrapher's Father
 1911 Was He a Coward? (Short)
At Ranch
 1911 Conscience (Short)
 1911 A Decree of Destiny (Short)
The Priest
 1911 The Lily of the Tenements (Short)
The Tenement Owner
 1911 His Daughter (Short)
Mary's Alcoholic Father (as George O. Nicholls)
 1911 What Shall We Do with Our Old? (Short)
The Judge
 1911 Heart Beats of Long Ago (Short)
The Father
 1911 When a Man Loves (Short)
Tessie's Father
 1910 Winning Back His Love (Short)
At Stage Door
 1910 The Lesson (Short)
 1910 A Child's Stratagem (Short)
On Trolley
 1910 Sunshine Sue (Short)
Head of the Employment Agency
 1910 Simple Charity (Short)
 1910 Waiter No. 5 (Short)
The Chief of Police
 1910 The Message of the Violin (Short)
Carl's Father
 1910 The Banker's Daughters (Short)
The Police Sergeant
 1910 The Broken Doll (Short)
 1910 That Chink at Golden Gulch (Short)
 1910 The Iconoclast (Short)
The Worker's Employer
 1910 Rose o' Salem Town (Short)
The Puritan
 1910 The Oath and the Man (Short)
 1910 In Life's Cycle (Short)
James Mullen
 1910 A Mohawk's Way (Short)
Doctor Van Brum
 1910 Little Angels of Luck (Short)
Mr. Edward Rose
 1910 The Modern Prodigal (Short)
The Sheriff
 1910 The Usurer (Short)
The Usurer
 1910 Her Father's Pride (Short)
At Poor Farm
 1910 An Arcadian Maid (Short)
The Man of the House
 1910 Unexpected Help (Short)
The Marshal
 1910 As the Bells Rang Out! (Short)
Gilbert Allen
 1910 A Flash of Light (Short)
A Doctor
 1910 A Child's Faith (Short)
Mr. Paulton
 1910 What the Daisy Said (Short) (uncredited)
 1910 A Midnight Cupid (Short)
The Country Farmer
 1910 Muggsy's First Sweetheart (Short)
Mabel's Father
 1910 A Child's Impulse (Short)
On Farm
 1910 The Marked Time-Table (Short)
Mr. Powers
 1910 The Face at the Window (Short)
 1910 A Child of the Ghetto (Short)
Officer Quinn
 1910 The Purgation (Short)
 1910 The Unchanging Sea (Short)
Villager (uncredited)
 1910 The Way of the World (Short)
The Old Priest
 1910 Thou Shalt Not (Short)
The Doctor
 1910 A Rich Revenge (Short)
Oil Speculator
 1910 As It Is in Life (Short)
George Forrester
 1910/I The Two Brothers (Short)
 1910 Gold Is Not All (Short)
The Doctor
 1910 The Twisted Trail (Short)
Mr. Hendricks
 1910 The Converts (Short)
In Bar
 1910 The Thread of Destiny (Short)
In the Bar
 1910 The Newlyweds (Short)
A Parent
 1910 His Last Burglary (Short)
The Minister
 1910 The Englishman and the Girl (Short)
Mr. Thayer
 1910 One Night, and Then -- (Short)
The Doctor
 1910 The Woman from Mellon's (Short)
James Petersby
 1910 The Cloister's Touch (Short)
The Monk
 1910 The Last Deal (Short)
The Employer
 1910 The Honor of His Family (Short)
 1910 Her Terrible Ordeal (Short)
Mr. Curtis
 1910 The Rocky Road (Short)
The Farmer
 1909 The Day After (Short)
A Friend
 1909 To Save Her Soul (Short)
The Manager
 1909 In Little Italy (Short)
Tony Guilletto
 1909 A Corner in Wheat (Short)
Man on the Floor of the Exchange (uncredited)
 1909 The Redman's View (Short)
Conqueror (uncredited)
 1909 Through the Breakers (Short)
The Doctor
 1909 In the Window Recess (Short)
Officer Wallace
 1909 The Trick That Failed (Short)
Gallery Owner
 1909 The Mountaineer's Honor (Short)
The Mountain Girl's Father
 1909 The Open Gate (Short)
 1909 A Midnight Adventure (Short)
Frank's Friend
 1909 Two Women and a Man (Short)
At Lawyer's
 1909 The Restoration (Short)
The Doctor
 1909 The Light That Came (Short)
The Older Doctor
 1909 Nursing a Viper (Short)
In Mob
 1909 The Gibson Goddess (Short)
Manager of Beach House
 1909 What's Your Hurry? (Short)
Mary's Father
 1909 Lines of White on a Sullen Sea (Short)
 1909 In the Watches of the Night (Short)
John Whitney
 1909 The Expiation (Short)
Man in Cabin
 1909 His Lost Love (Short)
Mary's Father
 1909 A Change of Heart (Short)
The Country Girl's Father
 1909 The Little Teacher (Short)
Man in Schoolroom
 1909 Pippa Passes; or, The Song of Conscience (Short)
Pippa's Husband
 1909 The Awakening (Short)
The Priest
 1909 Wanted, a Child (Short)
The Father
 1909 Leather Stocking (Short)
The Colonel
 1909 A Fair Exchange (Short)
The First Thief
 1909 In Old Kentucky (Short)
Homecoming Party
 1909 The Broken Locket (Short)
The Doctor / Outside Company Office
 1909 Getting Even (Short)
 1909 The Hessian Renegades (Short)
 1909 The Little Darling (Short)
In Store
 1909 The Sealed Room (Short)
Workman (uncredited)
 1909 The Seventh Day (Short)
 1909 His Wife's Visitor (Short)
 1909 Her First Biscuits (Short)
 1909 What Drink Did (Short)
 1909 The Cricket on the Hearth (Short)
Mr. Fielding
 1909 The Jilt (Short)
Mover / Second Thief / Wedding Guest
 1909 A Baby's Shoe (Short)
The Priest
 1909 One Busy Hour (Short)
 1909 The Voice of the Violin (Short)
 1908 The Pirate's Gold (Short)
 1908 A Smoked Husband (Short)
 1908 The Heart of O Yama (Short)
Grand Daimio (unconfirmed)
 1908 Behind the Scenes (Short)
The Doctor
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Alternate Names:

George O. Nicholls | George Nicholls | G.O. Nichols | George O. Nichols | George P. Nichols

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Stage actor, for fourteen years with stock companies in San Francisco and Chicago. Entered films with Biograph, then became a leading actor/director with Thanhouser (1911-12). Subsequently with Lubin in Jacksonville, Florida, then worked variously for Keystone, Universal, Mutual and Selig. Often billed as 'George O. Nichols'. See more »

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