Justus D. Barnes

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Justus D. Barnes
Great train robbery still.jpg
Justus D. Barnes, from The Great Train Robbery
Born October 2, 1862
Little Falls, New York
Died February 6, 1946 aged (83)
Weedsport, New York
Occupation Film actor

Justus D. Barnes (October 2, 1862 – February 6, 1946) was an American film actor, most famous for his role as an outlaw in The Great Train Robbery, a Western and the first movie with a complete narrative made. He is seen pointing his gun directly at the camera, a famous scene. He also played Ham Peggotty in David Copperfield (1911), the oldest known film version of the novel by Charles Dickens. He was a member of the Thanhouser studio's stock company from 1910 to 1917, appearing in supporting parts in some 80 films.

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