Silent Film Artists
1920's


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1920

Charlotte Merriam
(1906-1972)

Film Company:
Christie
Vitagraph

1920

Johnny Jones
aka Edward Peil Jr.
(1907-1962)

Film Company:
Pathe
Goldwyn Pictures

1920

Lewis Sargent
(1903-1970)

Film Company: Fox

1920

Wesley Barry
(1907-1994)
"Freckles Barry"

Film Company:
Marshall Neilan Productions
First National
Warner Brothers

Museum

1921

Breezy Eason Jr.
(1914-1921)
"Universal's Littlest Cowboy"

Film Company: Universal

photo courtesy of
Motion Picture Department of
George Eastman House

1921

Buddy Messinger
(1907-1965)

Film Company:
Fox
Universal/Century Film Corp
Goldwyn Pictures
First National

Brother of Gertrude Messinger

1921

Frankie Lee
(1911-1970)

Brother of Davey Lee

1921

Jackie Coogan
(1914-1984)

Film Company:
First National

Biography: (2003)
"Jackie Coogan: The World's Boy King"

1921

Elinor Fair
(1903-1957)

Film Company: Fox

Wampas Baby Star of 1924

1921

Baby Peggy Montgomery
(1918-)

Film Company:
Century
Universal

Museum

Autobiography: (1996)
"Whatever Happened to Baby Peggy"

1922

Coy Watson Jr.
(1912-2009)
"The Keystone Kid"

Film Company:
Keystone
Educational Pictures
Fox
MGM

Official Site
Watson Family Archive

Autobiography: (2001)
"The Keystone Kid"

Brother of Bobs Watson
Brother of Delmar Watson

1922

John Harron
(1903-1939)

Brother of Robert Harron

Photo courtesy of
Univ of Washington Libraries,
Special Collections Division

1922

John Henry Jr.
aka Don Marion
(1917-2012)

Film Company: Sennett

1922

Lucille Ricksen
(1910-1925)

Film Company:
Essanay Film Manufacturing Co.
Goldwyn Pictures

Wampas Baby Star of 1924

Photo courtesy of
Univ of Washington Libraries,
Special Collections Division

1922

Mary Jane Irving
(1913-1983)

1922

Mickey Moore
aka Micky Moore
(1914-2013)

Official Site

Brother of Pat Moore

1922

Miriam Battista
(1912-1980)

Film Company: Fox

Moving Picture Stories 1916

1922

Pat Moore
(1912-2004)

Brother of Micky Moore

1923

Ben Alexander
(1911-1969)

Film Company: First National

Museum

1923

Ernie
"Sunshine Sammy"
Morrison

(1912-1989)

"Our Gang" Comedies

Film Company: Roach-Pathe

1923

Gertrude "Gertie" Messinger
(1911-1995)

Film Company: Fox
Universal
RKO

Sister of Buddy Messinger

1923

Jackie Condon
(1918-1977)

"Our Gang" Comedies

Film Company: Roach-Pathe

1923

Mickey Daniels
(1914-1970)

"Our Gang" Comedies

Film Company: Roach-Pathe

Nephew of Bebe Daniels

1923

Muriel Frances Dana
(1916-1997)

1923

Patsy Ruth Miller
(1904-1995)

Wampas Baby Star of 1922

1923

Peggy Cartwright
(1912-2001)

1923

Richard Headrick
(1917-2001)

Film Company:
First National

1924

Clara Bow
(1905-1965)

Film Company:
Preferred Pictures
Paramount

Wampas Baby Star of 1924

Photo courtesy of
Univ of Washington Libraries,
Special Collections Division

1924

Jackie Lucas
(1920?-)

Film Company: Sennett

1924

Jeanne Carpenter
(1916-1994)

1924

Joe Cobb
(1917-2002)

"Our Gang" Comedies

Film Company: Roach-Pathe

1924

Mary Astor
(1906-1987)

Wampas Baby Star of 1926

Autobiography: (1959) "My Story"

1924

Mary Kornman
(1915-1973)

"Our Gang" Comedies

Film Company: Roach-Pathe

Official Site
Fan Site

Sister of Mildred Kornman

1924

Peaches Jackson
(1913-2002)

Sister of Mary Ann Jackson

Photo courtesy of
Univ of Washington Libraries,
Special Collections Division

1924

Baby Priscilla Moran
(1917-)

1924

Virginia Davis
(1918-2009)

Alice in Disney Comedies
"Alice's Wonderland"(1923-25)

Film Company: Disney Brothers

Museum
Walt Disney Museum

1925

Arthur Lake
(1905-1987)

Film Company: Universal

1925

Betty Bronson
(1906-1971)

1925

Bruce Guerin
(1919-2012)

Film Company: Warner Brothers

Museum
YouTube
YouTube

1925

Helene Pirie
(1917?-)
"Queen Titania"

"Fairy of the Microphone"
"The Mystery Child of Radio"

KHJ Radio Star

Voice of "Queen Titania" of the Radio Fairies on
"Uncle John's Children's Hour" (1923-1927)

1925

Jackie Morgan
aka Jack Morgan
(1916-1981)

Chester Gump in
"The Gumps" Comedies

Film Company: Universal
Century

Brother of Dorothy Morgan

Museum

1925

Joe Butterworth
(1910-1986)

Film Company: First National

1925

Johnny Fox
(1909-1997)

Film Company:
Century

1925

Mary Brian
(1906-2002)

Film Company: Paramount

Wampas Baby Star of 1926

1925

Spec O'Donnell
(1911-1986)

Museum

1926

Arthur Trimble
(1916-1948)

Buster Brown in
"Buster Brown" Comedies

Film Company: Universal

1926

Buck Black
(1914-1999)

1926

Doreen Turner
(1918-)

Mary Jane in
"Buster Brown" Comedies

Film Company: Universal

1926

Farina Hoskins
(1920-1980)

"Our Gang" Comedies

Film Company: Roach-Pathe

1926

Frankie Darro
(1917-1976)

Fan Site

1926

Jack Murphy
(1911-1962)

Brother of Maurice Murphy

1926

Johnny Downs
(1913-1994)

"Our Gang" Comedies

Film Company: Roach-Pathe

1926

Junior Coghlan
aka Frank Coghlan Jr.
(1916-2009)

Film Company: C.B. DeMille

Autobiography: (1992)
"They Still Call Me Junior"

1926

Lois Moran
(1909-1990)

1926

Marceline Day
(1908-2000)

Wampas Baby Star of 1926

1926

Margie Gay
(1920-2005)

Alice in Disney Comedies
"Alice's Wonderland" (1925-26)

Film Company: Disney Brothers

Walt Disney Museum

1926

Philippe de Lacy
(1917-1995)

Museum

1927

Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
(1909-2000)

Autobiograpy: (1989)
"The Salad Days"

1927

Jay R. Smith
(1915-2002)

"Our Gang" Comedies

Film Company: Roach-Pathe

1927

Joyce Coad
(1917-1987)

1927

Lassie Lou Ahern
(1920-)

Museum
IMDB

Sister of Peggy Lenore Ahern

1927

Leon Holmes
(1913-)

1927

Malcolm Sebastian
(1923-2006)
"Big Boy"

Big Boy in
"Big Boy" Comedies

Film Company:
Educational Pictures

1927

Maurice Murphy
(1913-1978)

Brother of Jack Murphy

1927

Mickey McBan
(1919-1979)

1928

Anita Page
(1910-2008)

Film Company: MGM

1928

Bob Steele
aka Bob Bradbury Jr.
(1907-1988)

Film Company:
Pathe
F.B.O.

1928

Buzz Barton
(1913-1980)
"Boy Wonder of Westerns"

Film Company: F.B.O./RKO

Museum
Western Stars: "The Old Corral"

photo courtesy of
Motion Picture Department of
George Eastman House

1928

Billy Butts
(1919-?)

1928

Harry Spear
(1921-2006)

"Our Gang" Comedies

Film Company: Roach-Pathe

1928

Jack McHugh
(1913-1983)

Film Company:
Educational Pictures

1928

Jean Darling
(1922-)

"Our Gang" Comedies

Film Company: Roach-Pathe

Official Site

1928

Mickey Bennett
(1915-1950)

1928

Newton House
(1911-1987)

Trick Rider &
Junior Star of Westerns

Film Company: Universal

1929

Bobby Nelson
(1923-1993)

Film Company:
FBO,
Universal

1929

Davey Lee
(1924-2008)

Film Company: Warner Brothers

Brother of Frankie Lee

1929

Jane La Verne
(1922-)

Film Company: Universal

1929

Mickey Rooney
aka Mickey McGuire
(1920-2014)

"Mickey McGuire" Comedies
Feature Film Musicals
Vocalist/Dancer

Film Company:
Larry Darmour, F.B.O., MGM

Honorary Oscar (1938)
Oscar Nominee (1939)


Official Site

Autobiography: (1993)
"Life Is Too Short"

1929

Sunny Jim
aka Sunny Jim McKeen
(1924-1933)
"Baby Snookums"

Film Company: Universal

Official Site

1929

Vondell Darr
(1919-2012)



Film Company:
Famous Players/Lasky (3 years)

IMDB

Museum

1929

William Bakewell
(1908-1993)

Autobiography: (1989)
"Hollywood Be Thy Name"


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