Vernon Steele

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Vernon Steele
Vernon Steele - Motion Picture Classic, July 1917.jpg
Steele in 1917
Born Arturo Romeo Antonietti
(1882-09-18)18 September 1882
Santiago, Chile
Died 23 July 1955(1955-07-23) (aged 72)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1906-1949 (including stage years)
Spouse(s) Vivia Steele
Parent(s) Cav. Daniel Antonietti
Grace (née Bolton)[1]

Vernon Steele (18 September 1882 – 23 July 1955) was a Chilean-born British actor known for his appearances on the Broadway stage and in American films. He often played patrician young men in silent films.[2] Steele was born in Santiago, Chile, the son of Daniel Antonietti, a professor of music, and his English wife, the former Grace Emma Bolton. Vernon Steele was christened Arturo Romeo Antonietti and his family eventually settled in London, England.[3] His sister was the actress Hilda Anthony.[4]

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  1. ^ Who Was Who in the Theatre: 1912-1976 compiled from editions originally published annually by John Parker this 1976 edition by Gale Research
  2. ^ "BFI | Film & TV Database | STEELE, Vernon". 2009-04-16. Retrieved 2012-08-17. 
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  4. ^ "Hilda Anthony" Stage

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