Walter Hiers

1893 - 1933

The actor Walter Hiers belong to the today forgotten silent movie comedians.
He began his film career with movies like "Just Out of College" (15), "The Labyrinth" (15) and "Seventeen" (16).

In the next years he took part in comedies as well as dramas and war movies. To his well-known movies of the 10's belong "God's Man" (17), "A Man's World" (18), "Our Little Wife" (18), "The Lesson" (18), "The Daredevil" (18), "The Lamb and the Lion" (19), "Leave It to Susan" (19) and "Bill Henry" (19).

In the 20's followed the height of his career where he not only was convincing in funny movies but also in dramas.
To his works in the 20's belong "The Fourteenth Man" (20), "The Snob" (21), "The Ghost Breaker" (22), "Mr. Billings Spends His Dime" (23) - in which he impersonated the title role - "The Virgin" (24), "Along Came Ruth" (24), "Excuse Me" (25), "Naughty" (27), "Speedy" (28) and "A Woman Against the World" (28).
Beside it he also took part in some comedy short movies like "Tender Feet" (25), "A Rarin' Romeo" (25) and "Good Spirits" (25).

The talkies ended his career. He only appeared in three more movies - "The Wide Open Spaces" (32), "A Private Scandal" (32) and "Dancers in the Dark" (32).

In 1933 he died of pneumonia at the age of 40.

Other movies with Walter Hiers:
The Conquest of Canaan (16) Common Sense Brackett (16) The End of the Tour (17) The Mysterious Miss Terry (17) Over There (17) Life's Whirlpool (17) Mrs. Slacker (18) The Accidental Honeymoon (18) Waifs (18) A Nymph of the Foothills (18) Brown of Harvard (18) Marriage (18) Hard Boiled (19) Experimental Marriage (19) Spotlight Sadie (19) When Doctors Disagree (19) The Fear Woman (19) Why Smith Left Home (19) It Pays to Advertise (19) What's Your Husband Doing? (20) Young Mrs. Winthrop (20) Mrs. Temple's Telegram (20) Miss Hobbs (20) Going Some (20) So Long Letty (20) A City Sparrow (20) Held by the Enemy (20) Oh, Lady, Lady (20) Sham (21) Two Weeks with Pay (21) A Kiss in Time (21) Her Sturdy Oak (21) The Speed Girl (21) Bought and Paid for (22) Her Gilded Cage (22) Is Matrimony a Failure? (22) Flaming Barriers (24) Fair Week (24) Hold Your Breath (24) Christine of the Hungry Heart (24) The Triflers (24) Hold That Lion (26) The First Night (27) Husband Hunters (27) The Wrong Mr. Wright (27) Beware of Widows (27) A Racing Romeo (27) The Girl From Gay Paree (27) Night Life (27) Blondes by Choice (27) A Simple Sap (28)