George Nichols (actor)

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George Nichols
The Flirt (1922) - George Nichols.jpg
Nichols from an ad for The Flirt (1922)
Born October, 1864
Rockford, Illinois, USA
Died September 20, 1927 (aged 62–63)
Hollywood, California, USA
Occupation Actor, film director
Years active 1908–1927

George Nichols (October, 1864 – September 20, 1927) was an American actor and film director. He appeared in 221 films between 1908 and 1928. He also directed 103 films between 1911 and 1916. He was born in Rockford, Illinois and died in Hollywood, California. He, along with Pathe Lehrman, became an arch-enemy of Charlie Chaplin, who would take direction from nobody while at Keystone.'Pops' as he was known, was often cast as father to Mabel Normand.

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Silent animal comedy A Little Hero (1913) directed by George Nichols for Keystone Studios. A dog saves a parakeet from a cat. Running time: 04:32.

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