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Francis X. Bushman

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Francis Xavier Bushman (January 10, 1883 – August 23, 1966) was an American actor, film director, and screenwriter. His matinee idol career started in 1911 in the silent film His Friend's Wife, but it did not survive the silent screen era. Bushman, like many of his contemporaries, broke into the film business via the stage. He was performing at Broncho Billy Anderson's Essanay Studios in Chicago, Illinois, where he was first noticed for his muscular, sculpted frame. He appeared in nearly 200 feature film roles—more than 175 films before 1920, and 17 in his screen debut year of 1911 alone. He also worked for the Vitagraph studio before signing with Metro in 1915. Description above from the Wikipedia article Francis Xavier Bushman, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jan 10, 1883 In Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie When Wealth Torments 1912-11-08
Latest Project:
Movie The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini 1966-04-06
Known For
Poster of The Phantom Planet
Poster of Apache Country
Poster of The Ed Sullivan Show
Movie The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini Malcolm 1966-04-06
Series Batman Unknown 1966-01-12
Series Dr. Kildare Unknown 1961-09-27
Movie The Phantom Planet Sessom 1961-12-13
Series Perry Mason Unknown 1957-09-21
Movie The Story of Mankind Moses 1957-11-08
Movie Sabrina Mr. Tyson 1954-09-28
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953-02-01
Movie Apache Country Commissioner Latham 1952-05-30
Movie The Bad and the Beautiful Eulogist (uncredited) 1952-12-25
Movie Hollywood Story Himself 1951-06-01
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20
Movie Twenty Years After 1944-01-01
Movie Silver Queen Creditor 1942-11-14
Movie Mr. Celebrity Himself 1941-10-10
Movie Dick Tracy Chief Clive Anderson 1937-02-20
Movie Hollywood Boulevard Frank - Director, Desert Scene 1936-08-20
Movie Watch Beverly President Orloff 1932-10-20
Movie The Galloping Ghost 'Buddy' Courtland 1931-09-01
Movie Say It with Sables John Caswell 1928-07-13
Movie The Lady in Ermine 1927-01-01
Movie The Flag: A Story Inspired by the Tradition of Betsy Ross George Washington 1927-10-01
Movie The Marriage Clause Barry Townsend 1926-09-12
Movie Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ Messala 1925-12-30
Movie The Second in Command Lt. Col. Miles Anstruther 1915-07-25
Movie Under Royal Patronage Richard Savage 1914-09-03
Movie Dawn and Twilight Pietro Delani, a Blind Musician 1914-02-03
Movie When Wealth Torments Jim O'Brien 1912-11-08
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