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Bobby Vernon (1897–1939)

Bobby Vernon was born in the U.S. in 1897, was trained in Vaudeville and became a talented comic in the silent era. He began working in 1913, appearing in Lon Chaney's Almost an Actress (1913) and later worked for Mack Sennett, who teamed him up with young Gloria Swanson in 9 comedies between 1916 and 1917, most memorably in Teddy at the Throttle ... See full bio »

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 1932 Ship A Hooey! (Short)
 1932 Make Me a Star
Peewee - Baird's Assistant (uncredited)
 1932 He's a Honey (Short)
 1931 The Great Junction Hotel (Short)
The Bell Hop
 1931 Caught Plastered
Inebriated drugstore customer (uncredited)
 1931 Stout Hearts and Willing Hands (Short)
Kop (as the Original Keystone Kops)
 1931 One Yard to Go (Short)
Pat O'Brien
 1931 Sheer Luck
Archibald Smith
 1929 Footloose Wimmen (Short)
 1929 Sappy Service (Short)
The process server
 1929 Turn Him Loose (Short)
 1929 His Angel Child (Short)
 1929 Why Gorillas Leave Home (Short)
 1928 Hot Sparks (Short)
 1928 The Sock Exchange (Short)
 1928 Stop Kidding (Short)
 1928 Hold 'Er Cowboy (Short)
 1928 Bugs, My Dear! (Short)
 1928 Sweeties (Short)
 1928 Save the Pieces (Short)
 1927 Splash Yourself (Short)
Hans Offit
 1927 Wedding Wows (Short)
 1927 Crazy to Fly (Short)
 1927 Short Socks (Short)
 1927 Dead Easy (Short)
The Promising Playwright
 1927 Tie That Bull (Short)
 1927 Jail Birdies (Short)
 1927 Duck Out (Short)
Blondinis Assistant
 1926 Don't Fire (Short)
 1926 Hoot Mon! (Short)
 1926 Wife Shy (Short)
 1926 Dummy Love (Short)
 1926 Till We Eat Again (Short)
 1926 Broken China (Short)
 1926 Page Me (Short)
 1925 Yes, Yes, Babette (Short)
 1925 Slippery Feet (Short)
Bobby - the False Crook
 1925 Watch Out (Short)
 1925 Air Tight (Short)
The Hick from Hickville
 1925 Don't Pinch (Short)
 1925 Great Guns (Short)
 1925 French Pastry (Short)
 1924 Away We Go (Short)
The Boy
 1924 High Gear (Short)
 1924 Bright Lights (Short)
 1924 Cornfed (Short)
 1924 Reno or Bust (Short)
Billy - The Newlywed Husband
 1924 Ride 'Em Cowboy (Short)
Oscar Newford
 1923 A Perfect 36 (Short)
 1923 Hold Everything (Short)
 1923 Plumb Crazy (Short)
 1923 Take Your Choice (Short)
 1923 Second Childhood (Short)
 1922 In Dutch (Short)
Jimmie - the Victim
 1922 Choose Your Weapons (Short)
 1922 Pardon My Glove (Short)
The College Hero
 1922 A Hickory Hick (Short)
The Young Farmer
 1922 'Tis the Bull (Short)
 1922 Hokus Pokus (Short)
The Hotel Clerk
 1922 A Barnyard Cavalier (Short)
 1921/II Fresh from the Farm (Short)
The Farmhand
 1921 Pure and Simple (Short)
 1921 Exit Quietly (Short)
 1921 Short and Snappy (Short)
 1921 Dead Easy (Short)
 1921 Hey, Rube! (Short)
 1921 Ouija Did It! (Short)
 1920 Papa by Proxy (Short)
 1920 Back from the Front (Short)
 1920 Goin' Thro' the Rye (Short)
 1920 A Home Spun Hero (Short)
 1920 Seven Bald Pates (Short)
 1920 Fit to Fight (Short)
 1920 Kiss Me, Caroline (Short)
 1920 That Darn Yarn (Short)
 1920 Why Wild Men Go Wild (Short)
 1920 His Breach of Promise (Short)
 1920 All Jazzed Up (Short)
Seth Hopkins
 1920 Oh, Doctor, Doctor! (Short)
 1920 Watch Your Step, Mother (Short)
 1920 Eat-a-Bite-a-Pie (Short)
 1920 Marry Me (Short)
 1920 Petticoats and Pants (Short)
 1920 Fair But False (Short)
 1920 Kidnapping Caroline (Short)
 1919 Bobby's Baby (Short)
 1919 Her Bear Escape (Short)
 1919 Cupid's Hold-Up (Short)
 1919 His Master's Voice (Short)
 1919/II Love in a Hurry (Short)
 1919 Some Boy! (Short)
 1919 Can Wives Be Trusted? (Short)
 1919 There Goes the Groom (Short)
 1919 He Who Hesitates (Short)
 1919 Kiss the Bride (Short)
 1919 A Rustic Romeo (Short)
 1919 Sea Sirens (Short)
 1919 Lost: A Bridegroom (Short)
 1919 Marrying Molly (Short)
 1919 Oh, What a Night! (Short)
 1919 Hole in the Wall (Short)
The Artist
 1919 Bobby Comes Marching Home (Short)
 1919 Welcome Home (Short)
 1919 Four of a Kind (Short)
 1919 He Was No Lady (Short)
 1919 Good Gracious, Bobby (Short)
 1918 Johnnie, Go Get 'Em (Short)
 1918 Two's Company (Short)
 1918 Why Husbands Flirt (Short)
 1918 Three Hours Late (Short)
 1918 Why Get a Divorce? (Short)
 1918 Keep Smiling (Short)
 1918 Oh, Bobby! How Could You! (Short)
 1918 Married by Proxy (Short)
 1918 Some Cave Man (Short)
 1918 Just Plain Folks (Short)
 1918 This Way Out (Short)
 1918 Just Like Dad (Short)
 1918/II Efficiency (Short)
 1918 Some Romeo (Short)
 1918 Petticoats (Short)
 1918 Love and a Gold Brick (Short)
 1918 By Orange Aid (Short)
 1918/I In and Out (Short)
 1918 Betty's Adventure (Short)
 1918 Here Comes the Groom (Short)
 1918 A Self-Made Lady (Short)
 1918 In the Dark (Short)
 1918 The House That Jack Built (Short)
 1918/II Mum's the Word (Short)
 1918 Five to Five (Short)
 1917 The Sultan's Wife (Short)
 1917/II Whose Baby? (Short)
The Husband
 1917 Teddy at the Throttle (Short)
A Fickle Hearted Youth
 1916 The Nick of Time Baby (Short)
Bobby - the Chore Boy
 1916 Kitty from the City (Short)
 1916 Haystacks and Steeples (Short)
Bobby - the Farm Boy
 1916 The Danger Girl (Short)
Bobby - a Young Gentleman
 1916 A Social Cub (Short)
 1916 Hearts and Sparks (Short)
Bobby - the Inventor
 1916 Their Social Smash (Short)
The Daughter's Fiance
 1916 A Dash of Courage (Short)
The Daughter's Sweetheart
 1916 A Family Affair (Short)
Tony (as Bobbie Vernon)
 1916 His Bread and Butter (Short)
Wine Party Guest (uncredited)
 1916 His Pride and Shame (Short)
The Police Chief's Son
 1915 The Hunt (Short)
First Suitor
 1915 Fatty and the Broadway Stars (Short)
Ivy's Auto Suitor
 1915 His Father's Footsteps (Short)
The Son
 1915 An Innocent Villain (Short)
Mr. Jinks (as Bobbie Vernon)
 1915 He Couldn't Support His Wife (Short)
The Chief of Police
 1915 A Little Brother of the Rich
Carl's Valet (as Bob Vernon)
 1915 The Hungry Actors (Short) (uncredited)
 1915 A Duke for a Day (Short)
2nd Suitor (as Bob Vernon)
 1915 The Heart Punch (Short)
 1914 Love and Graft (Short)
Bob - Mandy's Sweetheart
 1914 Jam and Jealousy (Short)
 1914 Oh! What's the Use? (Short)
Bob - Mandy's Sweetheart
 1914 Well! Well! (Short)
 1914 The Diamond Nippers (Short)
 1914 What Happened to Schultz? (Short)
 1914 That's Fair Enough (Short)
Bob - Mandy's Sweetheart
 1914 Wifie's Busy Day (Short)
 1914 The Polo Champions (Short)
 1914 His Wife's Family (Short)
 1914 Love, Roses and Trousers (Short)
 1914 Captain Kidd's Priceless Treasure (Short)
Johnnie (as Bob Vernon)
 1914 Love and Electricity (Short)
Bob - the Electrician
 1914 The Fatal Letter (Short)
 1914 Their First Anniversary (Short)
 1914 Schultz the Barber (Short)
 1914 The Bucket Sharpers (Short)
 1914 The Sharps Want a Flat (Short)
 1914 Schultz the Paperhanger (Short)
 1914 The Headwaiter (Short)
 1914 A Mexico Mix (Short)
 1914 The Chicken Chasers (Short)
 1914 The Midnight Alarm (Short)
 1914 Love and Politics (Short)
 1914 In the Year 2014 (Short)
 1914 A Freak Temperance Wave (Short)
 1914 Heaven Will Protect the Working Girl (Short)
Bob - Little Nellie's Sweetheart
 1914 The Mystery of a Taxicab (Short)
The Sultan
 1914 Saving the Child (Short)
 1914 Some Nightmare (Short)
Max's Son
 1913 Mike and Jake in Society (Short)
 1913/I She Should Worry (Short)
 1913 For Art and Love (Short)
 1913 Mike and Jake as Heroes (Short)
 1913 The Joy Riders (Short)
 1913 Lazy Louis (Short)
 1913 Mike and Jake at the Beach (Short)
The Lifeguard (as Bob Vernon)
 1913 Almost an Actress (Short)
Benny (as Silvion de Jardins)
 1913 Mike and Jake at College (Short)
 1913 Love and Limburger (Short)
Billy (as Silvion de Jardins)
 1913 The Tramp Dentists (Short) (as Sylvion De Jardins)
 1913 The Cheese Special (Short) (as Sylvion De Jardins)
 1913 Thou Shalt Not Rubber (Short)
Willie (as Sylvion De Jardins)
 1913 His Priceless Treasure (Short) (as Sylvion De Jardins)
 1913 The Great Towel Robbery (Short)
Rube (as Silvion De Jardins)
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Show Show Director (2 credits)
Show Show Self (4 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (6 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Silvion De Jardins | Sylvion De Jardins | the Original Keystone Kops | Bobbie Vernon | Bob Vernon | Robert Vernon | Silvion de Jardins


5' 2" (1.57 m)


Angela Repetto  (1 child)


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