Jack Richardson (actor)

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Jack Richardson
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Jack Richardson and Vivian Rich in Break, Break, Break (1914)
Born (1870-11-18)November 18, 1870
New York City, New York, US
Died June 12, 1960(1960-06-12) (aged 89)
Santa Barbara, California, US
Occupation Actor
Years active 1911 to 1951

Jack Howard Richardson (November 18, 1870 – November 17, 1957) was an American actor.


Born in New York, New York, he was signed to a contract in silent films in 1911 by the American Company, working there for several years. Richardson appeared in more than 560 films before his death in Santa Barbara, California.

Selected filmography[edit]

Who's Who in the Film World, 1914
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Year Film Role Notes
1911 The Gun Man The Gun Man
1912 The Maid and the Man Ike Getrich
1913 The Haunted House
1914 Sir Galahad of Twilight Jim, his partner
1915 A Heart of Gold Jack Price
A Touch of Love Steve
1916 Land o' Lizards Buck Moran Alternative title: Silent Shelby
1917 Blood Money
The Outlaw and the Lady
Golden Rule Kate "Slick" Barney
Mountain Dew Milt Sears
1918 You Can't Believe Everything Hasty Carson
Wife or Country Dr. Meyer Stahl
1919 Dangerous Hours Boris Blotchi
The She Wolf Sheriff of Mad Dog
The Mayor of Filbert Mayor Schmidt
1920 The Fatal Sign
Duds Pat's Pal
The Toll Gate The Sheriff
1921 The Show Down Blackie
1922 A Dangerous Adventure Herbert Brandon
1923 The Daring Years Flagier, cabaret owner
1924 Tiger Thompson Bull Dorgan
Dynamite Dan Spike Moran
The Fire Patrol "Butch" Anderson
1925 Beyond the Border Brick Dawson
The Texas Bearcat Watson
1926 The Winking Idol Crawford Lange
The Night Watch Mr. Powell
Her Honor, the Governor Slade Alternative title: The Second Mrs. Fenway
1927 Black Tears
Eager Lips Tony Tyler
The Trail of the Tiger Ned Calvert
1928 Across the Plains Joe Steward
The Ballyhoo Buster Jim Burnett
Eagle of the Night
1929 One Splendid Hour Peter Hoag
1930 The Costello Case Donnelly
1931 Unfaithful Armstrong
1932 The Man from New Mexico Jim Fletcher
1933 Son of Kong Sailor Uncredited
1934 Babbitt District Attorney's Secretary Uncredited
1935 Gold Diggers of 1935 Floor manager Uncredited
1936 Give Me Liberty Man Kneeling to Trip the Commissioner Short subject
1937 Kid Galahad Ringsider, fourth fight Uncredited
1938 The Adventures of Robin Hood Serf
1939 The Roaring Twenties Sleeping Train Passenger Uncredited
1940 Gun Code Mike McClure
1941 Meet John Doe Man in diner Uncredited
1942 Obliging Young Lady Second uncle Uncredited
1944 The Climax Musical Conductor Uncredited
1945 Bells of Rosarita Studio Director Uncredited
1946 Suspense Poker player Uncredited
1947 That's My Gal Buyer Uncredited
1949 I Shot Jesse James St. Joseph Saloon Bartender Uncredited
1951 The Mating Season Board member Uncredited

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