Howard Hickman

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Howard C. Hickman
Howard Hickman (1916).jpg
Howard C. Hickman in 1916)
Born Elizabeth Barry Scale
(1880-02-09)February 9, 1880
Columbia, Missouri, USA
Died December 31, 1949(1949-12-31) (aged 69)
San Anselmo, California, USA
Occupation Actor, director, writer
Years active 1912–1944
Spouse(s) Bessie Barriscale
Howard C. Hickman (1941)

Howard C. Hickman (February 9, 1880 – December 31, 1949) was an American actor, director and writer. He accomplished stage leading man, who entered films through the auspices of producer Thomas H. Ince. Hickman directed 19 films and co-starred with his wife, actress Bessie Barriscale, in several productions before returning to the theatre. He returned to film business with the rise of sound film, but received mostly small roles, often as an authoritarian figure. Hickman is also fondly remembered for his brief appearance as John Wilkes in Gone with the Wind. He ended his film career with more than 270 films in 1944 .


As actor[edit]

As director[edit]

  • His Mother's Portrait (1915)
  • When Love Leads (1915)
  • The White Lie (1918)
  • The Heart of Rachael (1918)
  • Two-Gun Betty (1918)
  • All of a Sudden Norma (1919)
  • A Trick of Fate (1919)
  • Hearts Asleep (1919)
  • Josselyn's Wife (1919)
  • Tangled Threads (1919)
  • Her Purchase Price (1919)
  • Kitty Kelly, M.D. (1919)
  • Beckoning Roads (1919)
  • Just a Wife (1920)
  • The Killer (1921)
  • Nobody's Kid (1921)
  • The Lure of Egypt (1921)
  • A Certain Rich Man (1921)
  • Man of the Forest (1921)

As writer[edit]

  • Kitty Kelly, M.D. (1919)
  • Nobody's Kid (1921)


Hickman died of myocardial infarction in San Anselmo, California, and he is buried at the Mount Tamalpais Cemetery, San Rafael, California

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