This article is about the silent film actor. For the U.S. Representative from Virginia, see Clarence G. Burton
. For the Detroit historian and philanthropist, see Clarence M. Burton
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Clarence Burton (May 10, 1882, Fort Lyon, in Benton County, Missouri – December 2, 1933, Hollywood, California) was an American silent film actor.
Burton started in show business at the age of 5, playing stock and musical comedy in road productions. He was signed into films in late 1912 and starred in 132 films between 1913 and 1932.
He died of a heart attack in 1933 at the age of 51. His interment was located at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, but was removed on September 6, 1950.
- The Werewolf (1913)
- The Twinkler (1916), Boss Corregan
- Beloved Rogues (1917), Jack Kennedy
- My Fighting Gentleman (1917), Isiah Gore
- The Six Best Cellars (1920)
- Thou Art the Man (1920)
- Forbidden Fruit (1921), Steve Maddock
- Crazy to Marry (1921), Gregory Slade (a lawyer)
- Miss Lulu Bett (1921), Ninian Deacon
- Fool's Paradise (1921), Manuel
- Her Husband's Trademark (1922)
- The Impossible Mrs. Bellew (1922)
- Adam's Rib (1923), Cave Man
- The Ten Commandments (1923), the Taskmaster (prologue)
- The Mine with the Iron Door (1924)
- The Road to Yesterday (1925), Hugh Armstrong
- The Coming of Amos (1925)
- Shipwrecked (1926)
- A Harp in Hock (1927)
- Stand and Deliver (1928)
- The Godless Girl (1929)
- The Love Racket (1929)
- The Unholy Three (1930)
- The Love Trader (1930)
- The Sign of the Cross (1932), Servillius