Raymond Hackett

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Raymond Hackett
Born (1902-07-15)July 15, 1902
New York City, New York, U.S.
Died July 7, 1958(1958-07-07) (aged 55)
Hollywood, California, U.S.
Resting place Chapel Of The Pines Crematory
Other names Master Raymond Hackett
Occupation actor
Years active 1912-1931 (film)
Spouse(s) Myra Hampton (1927–1935; divorce)
Blanche Sweet (1935–1958; his death)

Raymond Hackett (July 15, 1902 – July 7, 1958) was a stage and screen actor. He had been a child actor on the Broadway stage and was the brother of Albert Hackett. He was born in New York City the son of Maurice Hackett and Florence Hackett (née Hart). His mother was later a silent screen actress. Hackett's first wife was Myra Hampton, the marriage was dissolved. His second wife was the actress Blanche Sweet.[1]

As a child he first appeared on stage in New York in 1907 in The Toymaker of Nuremberg; Nov. 25, 1907 Garrick Theatre. In Sept. 1909 he appeared with Margaret Anglin in the play The Awakening of Helena Richie. In early silent films was called Master Raymond Hackett and appeared with his brother Albert in several shorts and one 1921 feature film The Country Flapper co-starring Dorothy Gish and Glenn Hunter. Had a major adult Broadway success in The Cradle Snatchers 1925 with Mary Boland and Humphrey Bogart. Hackett was popular in early sound films but his movie career ceased about 1934.[2]

Partial Filmography[edit]

Girl in the Show (1929)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Who Was Who in the Theatre: 1912-1976 based on original annual publications by John Parker; 1976 edition compiled by Gale Research
  2. ^ Raymond Hackett at IBDb.com

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