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George Fawcett is a Actor and Director American born on 25 august 1860 at Alexandria (USA)

George Fawcett

George Fawcett
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Nationality USA
Birth 25 august 1860 at Alexandria (USA)
Death 6 june 1939 (at 78 years) at Nantucket (USA)

George Fawcett (August 25, 1860 – June 6, 1939) was an American stage and film actor of the silent era. On stage he appeared in such plays as Ghosts (1905) with Mary Shaw, The Squaw Man (1905) with William Faversham, The Great John Ganton (1909) with an up-and-coming actress Laurette Taylor in the cast and Getting A Polish (1910) with the historic film actress May Irwin. He appeared in 151 films between 1915 and 1933.

He was born in Alexandria, Virginia and died in Nantucket, Massachusetts. His wife was the actress Percy Haswell. Fawcett and Haswell had a daughter.

Biography

Il joua dans 150 films entre 1915 et 1931, et réalisa également trois films au début des années 1920. Il était marié à l'actrice américaine Percy Haswell.

Best films

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Source : Wikidata

Filmography of George Fawcett (103 films)

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Actor

Hello, Sister!, 1h2
Directed by Erich von Stroheim, Alan Crosland, Raoul Walsh, Alfred L. Werker
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Children's films
Actors James Dunn, Zasu Pitts, Minna Gombell, Boots Mallory, Will Stanton, George Fawcett
Roles Character
Rating66% 3.32753.32753.32753.32753.3275
Une jeune femme convainc sa sage amie d'aller se promener toutes les deux à Broadway. Elles ne tardent pas à attirer l'attention de deux amis, un jeune homme droit et un qui semble plus malhonnête.
A Woman of Experience
Directed by Harry Joe Brown
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Spy films, Seafaring films, Transport films, Submarine films, Political films, Films based on plays
Actors Helen Twelvetrees, William Bakewell, Lew Cody, H. B. Warner, Zasu Pitts, C. Henry Gordon
Roles A General
Rating61% 3.0996653.0996653.0996653.0996653.099665
In 1914 Vienna, Elsa Elsbergen volunteers for nursing, but her lies hiding her sordid past are discovered and she is turned down. However, Captain Muller believes her patriotism and background are perfect for the Austrian Department of Intelligence. His superior, Major Schmidt, wants her to become very friendly with Captain Otto von Lichstein, who is known to be spying for the enemy. Elsa is disappointed at the use that Schmidt wants to make of her, but accepts the assignment. At a party, she catches von Lichstein's eye and agrees to meet him the next night.
Ladies of Leisure, 1h39
Directed by Frank Capra
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films based on plays
Actors Barbara Stanwyck, Ralph Graves, Lowell Sherman, Marie Prevost, George Fawcett, Nance O'Neil
Roles John Strong
Rating67% 3.394683.394683.394683.394683.39468
Aspiring artist Jerry Strong (Ralph Graves), the son of a wealthy railroad tycoon, sneaks out of a party he allowed his friend Bill Standish (Lowell Sherman) to hold at his New York penthouse apartment and studio. While out driving in the country, Jerry meets self-described "party girl" Kay Arnold (Barbara Stanwyck), who is escaping from another party aboard a yacht, and gives her a ride back to the city. He sees something in her and offers her a job as his model for a painting titled "Hope". In their first session, Jerry wipes off her makeup to try to bring out her true nature. Perpetual partier and drunkard Standish thinks Kay looks fine just the way she is and invites her on a cruise to Havana. She declines his offer.
The Bad One, 1h10
Directed by George Fitzmaurice
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Dolores del Río, Edmund Lowe, Don Alvarado, Blanche Friderici, Ullrich Haupt, Adrienne D'Ambricourt
Roles Warden
Rating64% 3.247853.247853.247853.247853.24785
La jeune et belle Lita chante et danse dans un sordide bar à marins de Marseille. Une nuit, elle s'amourache d'un marin, Jerry Flanagan, et accepte de l'épouser. Malheureusement, l'un de ses anciens prétendants lui fait des avances et une terrible bagarre, entre l'époux de Lita et son Ex, éclate. Jerry tue son rival et se retrouve condamné à finir ses jours au bagne de Guyane. Les seules femmes autorisées à entrer sur l'île du Diable étant les épouses des gardiens, Lita, ne pouvant vivre sans l'amour de sa vie, est prête à épouser le chef des gardes.
Tide of Empire, 1h13
Directed by Allan Dwan
Origin USA
Genres Western
Actors Joan Crawford, Renée Adorée, Tom Keene, Fred Kohler, George Fawcett, William Collier Jr.
Roles Don Jose Guerrero
Rating63% 3.193613.193613.193613.193613.19361
The Gamblers, 1h11
Directed by Michael Curtiz
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors H. B. Warner, Lois Wilson, Jason Robards Sr., George Fawcett, Johnny Arthur, Frank Campeau
Roles Emerson Sr.

Jason Robards Sr. (Carvel Emerson) and George Fawcett (Emerson Jr.) play a father-and-son team of cons, who gamble their firm’s assets. Emerson Jr. is caught investing money that doesn't belong to him and is indicted on a swindling charge. The plot gets spicy when the District Attorney handling the case is his former sweetheart, Catherine Darwin's husband. This situation gives the DA an opportunity to prosecute his romantic rival.
The Great Divide, 1h12
Directed by Reginald Barker
Origin USA
Genres Action, Romance, Western
Themes Films based on plays
Actors Dorothy Mackaill, Ian Keith, Myrna Loy, Lucien Littlefield, Creighton Hale, George Fawcett
Roles Macgregor
Rating52% 2.645782.645782.645782.645782.64578
Stephen Ghent, a mineowner, falls in love with Ruth Jordan, an arrogant girl from the East, unaware that she is the daughter of his dead partner. Ruth is vacationing in Arizona and Mexico with a fast set of friends, including her fiancé, Edgar. Manuella, a Spanish halfbreed hopelessly in love with Ghent, causes Ruth to return to her fiancé when she insinuates that Ghent belongs to her. Ghent follows Ruth, kidnaps her, and takes her into the wilderness to endure hardship. There she discovers that she loves Ghent, and she discards Edgar in favor of him.
Fancy Baggage, 1h20
Directed by John G. Adolfi
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Myrna Loy, George Fawcett, Hallam Cooley, Wallace MacDonald, Edmund Breese, Eddie Gribbon
Roles Iverson

Naomi Iverson learns that her father has assumed the blame for engaging in an illegal stock pool and is to be sentenced by the Federal Government to 5 years in prison. In return, Iverson will receive a check for $1 million from John Hardin, his former partner and now his bitterest enemy. She appropriates the check and goes to Hardin's yacht hoping to recover the written "confession." There she meets and falls in love with Hardin's son, Ernest. Complications set in when Iverson arrives and is set adrift by Tony, leader of a gang of rumrunners. Tony, who covets Naomi, gets involved in a fight with Ernest; Tony corners her, but she is rescued by Ernest. The revenue officers seize the rum boat and arrest the two old men as bootleggers. When Naomi and Ernest confront their fathers with their love, the fathers bow to necessity and once again become friends.
The Four Feathers, 1h20
Directed by Ernest B. Schoedsack, Merian C. Cooper, Lothar Mendes
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Adventure
Themes Political films
Actors Fay Wray, Richard Arlen, Clive Brook, William Powell, Theodore von Eltz, Noah Beery Sr.
Roles Col. Faversham
Rating68% 3.426943.426943.426943.426943.42694
Le jeune lieutenant Harry Feversham, descendant d'une famille de militaires au service de l'Angleterre, vit dans la crainte de déshonorer le nom de ses ancêtres à cause de sa lâcheté. Lorsqu'il apprend que son régiment est envoyé en mission en Afrique pour maîtriser une révolte de derviches fanatiques, Feversham résilie son contrat. Ses trois compagnons, le capitaine Trench et les lieutenants Castleton et Durrance lui remettent alors chacun une plume blanche, symbole de lâcheté, la quatrième lui est donnée par sa fiancée. Mais lorsqu'en Afrique, ses trois camarades tombent aux mains de l'ennemi, Un Feversham métamorphosé réussit, par une série d'actes audacieux, à les sauver. Il peut alors leur rendre les plumes.