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Chester Withey (1887–1939)

On 6 February of 1937, writer, actor and pioneer movie director, Chet Withey was critically injured in Santa Monica after stepping out from behind a trolley car and into the path of an oncoming automobile. Press reports at the time were pessimistic about his survival. Whether this accident was the ultimate cause of Withey's death, some nineteen ... See full bio »


(age 51) in California, USA

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 1935 A Tale of Two Cities
Small Role (uncredited)
 1916 Mr. Goode, Samaritan
Montgomery Fox, aka Foxy Monte
 1916 Sunshine Dad
Count Kottschkoiff
 1915 Don Quixote
Don Fernando
 1915 Over and Back (Short)
Jake - Ed's Rival
 1915 Shocking Stockings (Short)
 1915 Faithful to the Finish (Short)
Lieutenant Schnide
 1915 Father Love (Short)
 1915 The Deacon's Whiskers (Short)
 1915/III Safety First (Short)
Mr. Duke
 1915 Beppo, the Barber (Short)
Duke de Touche
 1915 Mr. Wallack's Wallet (Short)
Tracks - the Detective
 1915 Where Breezes Blow (Short)
Chester - Elmer's Rival (as Chet Withey)
 1915 Unwinding It (Short)
Boulter (as Chet Withey)
 1915 Brave and Bold (Short)
 1915 Gasoline Gus (Short)
Will Steel (as Chet Withey)
 1915 Ethel's Romance (Short)
Mr. Hadley (as Chet Withey)
 1915 Ethel's Disguise (Short)
James Hadley - the Boss (as Chet Withey)
 1915 Ethel's New Dress (Short)
James Hadley - the Boss (as Chet Withey)
 1915 By Fair Means or Foul (Short)
The Town Marshal (as Chet Withey)
 1915 Ethel's Deadly Alarm Clock (Short)
James Hadley - the Boss
 1915 Mixed Values (Short)
Jimmie (as Chet Withey)
 1915 Ethel's Doggone Luck (Short)
James Hadley - the Boss
 1915 Caught by the Handle (Short)
Schly, a Detective (as Chet Withey)
 1915 Bill Gives a Smoker (Short)
James Hadley - the Boss (as Chet Withey)
 1915 The Green Idol (Short)
Ahmed Akbar (as Chet Withey)
 1915 A Costly Exchange (Short)
Fred Moore
 1915 The Lost Lord Lowell (Short)
Ned Wallace (as Chet Withey)
 1915 Cupid and the Pest (Short) (as Chet Withey)
 1915 Ethel Gets the Evidence (Short)
Mr. Jones (as Chet Withey)
 1914/I The Higher Law (Short)
 1914 The Oubliette (Short)
 1914 The Pearl of the Sea (Short)
Pete Morton of the Fish Patrol (as Chet Withey)
 1914 The Brand of Cain (Short)
 1914 The Fires of Ambition (Short)
Jim Patton (as Chet Withey)
 1914/II The Silent Witness (Short)
Bill Claire (as Chet Withey)
 1914 The Geisha (Short)
Lieutenant Blake (as Chet Withey)
 1914 The Colonel's Orderly (Short)
Lt. Burton (as Chet Withey)
 1914 A Barrier Royal (Short)
The Prince d'Conti (as Chet Withey)
 1914 Mario (Short)
Richard Kane
 1914 The Play's the Thing (Short)
Doctor (as Chet Withey)
 1914 The Colonel's Adopted Daughter (Short)
Lt. White (as Mr. Withey)
 1914 The Circle of Fate (Short)
John Strom
 1913 Armed Intervention (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1913 The Trail of the Lost Chord (Short)
Marie's Father
 1913 An Assisted Proposal (Short)
 1913 Martha's Decision (Short)
Jim - Anna's Husband
 1913 In Three Hours (Short)
Bill Ames - Bessie's Father
 1913 The Step Brothers (Short)
The Express Agent
 1913 Hidden Treasure Ranch (Short)
Bud Chester
 1913 The Making of a Woman (Short)
 1913 Courage of Sorts (Short)
Silas Bragg - Mabel's Father
 1913 Taming a Cowboy (Short)
The Ranch Foreman
 1913 Crooks and Credulous (Short)
Dr. Gray
 1913 The Flirt and the Bandit (Short)
The Sheriff
 1913 The Ghost of the Hacienda (Short)
Mr. Hale - Enid's Father
 1913 Jim Takes a Chance (Short)
 1913 A Fall Into Luck (Short)
 1913 Red Sweeney's Defeat (Short)
Judge Lynch
 1913 Mysterious Eyes (Short)
 1913 Flesh of His Flesh (Short)
The Sheriff
 1913 The Golden Heart (Short)
The Friend
 1913 An Even Exchange (Short)
 1913 Single-Handed Jim (Short)
The Sheriff
 1913 Jealousy's Trail (Short)
Louis Roland
 1913/I To Err Is Human (Short)
 1913 A Foreign Spy (Short)
 1913 Pride of Lonesome (Short)
 1913 Hearts and Horses (Short)
 1913 Via Cabaret (Short)
Harry's father
 1913 When Luck Changes (Short)
 1913 On the Border (Short)
 1913 The Kiss (Short)
 1913 Suspended Sentence (Short)
Black Conway
 1913 The Homestead Race (Short)
The Ranch Owner
 1913 The Mute Witness (Short)
Ralph Conway
 1913 The Renegade's Heart (Short)
Blake - Violet's Father
 1913/III The Lesson (Short)
 1913 Brother Love (Short)
Dr. Chesterton
 1913/II His Sacrifice (Short)
Ben Rivers (as Chet Withey)
 1913 The Latent Spark (Short)
James Crosby (as Chet Withey)
 1913 The Rose of Mexico (Short)
Paquita's Father
 1913 Where Destiny Guides (Short)
The Mexican (as Chet Withey)
 1913/I Love and the Law (Short)
The Outlaw (as Chet Withey)
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Show Show Writer (16 credits)

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