John West Sinclair
|John West Sinclair|
|Born||John West Sinclair
January 6, 1900
|Died||February 13, 1945
Los Angeles, California
|Resting place||Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park|
John West Sinclair (January 6, 1900 - February 13, 1945) was an American actor who worked primarily in silent films.
Early life and career
Tennessee-born comedian Sinclair, was a favorite stunt double for such 1920s action heroes as Ken Maynard, Billy Sullivan and Reed Howes. Later he wrote gags for W.C. Fields' comedies It's a Gift and Man on the Flying Trapeze, and had uncredited walk-on roles in several sound-era films.
Sinclair died on February 13, 1945 of cirrhosis of the liver, at the age of 45. He is buried at Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park, in North Hollywood in a grave marked only by a brass plate with nothing engraved upon it.
- High Spirits (1927)
- It Pays to Advertise (1931)
- Million Dollar Legs (1932)
- High Gear (1933)
- Kiss and Make-Up (1934)
- Car 99 (1935)
- Secret Service of the Air (1939)
- The Great American Broadcast (1941)
- All Through the Night (1942)
- They Got Me Covered (1943)
- Hail the Conquering Hero (1944)
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