George Fawcett

1860 - 1939

The actor George Fawcett belonged to the most busy actors of the silent movie era whose appearance tied the audience. He already belonged to the great theater actors at the turn of the century (he made his stage debut in 1888) in England and the USA and was standing on the same level as the Barrymore Brothers.

To his appearances on stage belong among others "Ghosts" (03) and "The Squaw Man" (05).
Although he was already 55 years old he was spotted for the film where he soon became a demanded actor of the director D.W. Griffith. Under his direction he took part in "Intolerance" (16), "A Romance of Happy Valley" (19), "True Heart Susie" (19), "Scarlet Days" (19), "The Greatest Question" (19) and "Lady of the Pavements" (29).

Beside it he also appeared in numerous other silent movies, among them "The Majesty of the Law" (15), "The Crisis" (16), "The Cinderella Man" (17), "The Beloved Traitor" (18) and "The Fall of Babylon" (19).

His most successful time followed in the 20's and as the great old man of film he conquered the public. 
To his countless appearances of those years belong the productions "Nobody" (21), "Hush Money" (21), "The Old Homestead" (22), "Manslaughter" (22), "The Woman with Four Faces" (23), "The Breaking Point" (24), "Her Love Story" (24), "The Verdict" (25), "The Waiter from the Ritz" (26), "Out of the Storm" (26), "The Son of the Sheik" (26), "Flesh and the Devil" (26) with the legendary film pair Greta Garbo and John Gilbert, "Tillie the Toiler" (27), "Love" (27) - again with Garbo and Gilbert, "The Private Life of Helen of Troy" (27), "Tempest" (28), "The Wedding March" (28) directed by Erich von Stroheim, "Innocents of Paris" (29) and "The Great Divide" (29).

With the rise of the sound film era he retired from the film business because of sanitary reasons. To his last cinematical works belong "Wild Company" (30), "The Drums of Jeopardy" (31) and "Hello, Sister" (33).

Other movies with George Fawcett:
Bill Haywood, Producer (15) The Frame-Up (15) Betty of Greystone (16) The Corner (16) The Habit of Happiness (16) The Prince Chap (16) The Country That God Forgot (16) Panthea (17) The Heart of Texas Ryan (17) Little Lost Sister (17) The Friendship of Beaupere (17) Shirley Kaye (17) The Beloved traitor (18) Hearts of the World (18) The Great Love (18) The Hun Within (18) The Talk of the Town (18) The Hope Chest (18) The Railroader (19) The Girl Who Stayed at Home (19) I'll Get Him Yet (19) Nobody Home (19) Turning the Tables (19) Two Weeks (20) The Branded Woman (20) Babs (20) Idols of Clay (20) Dangerous Business (20) Paying the Piper (21) Sentimental Tommy (21) Lessons in Love (21) Little Italy (21) Burn 'Em Up Barnes (21) The Way of a Maid (21) Forever (21) Chivalrous Charley (21) Polly of the Follies (22) Beyond the Rainbow (22) Destiny's Ilse (22) His Wife's Husband (22) Silas Marner (22) John Smith (22) Isle of Doubt (22) The Curse of Drink (22) Ebb Tide (22) Java Head (23) Drums of Fate (23) Mr. Billings Spends His Dime (23) Just Like a Woman (23) Only 38 (23) Salomy Jane (23) His Chilren's Children (23) West of the Water Tower (23) Pied Piper Malone (24) Triumph (24) Code of the Sea (24) The Bedroom Window (24) Tess of the D'Urbervilles (24) Broken Barriers (24) In Every Woman's Life (24) A Lost Lady (24) The Mad Whirl (25) The Price of Pleasure (25) The Sporting Venus (25) Go Straight (25) Up the Ladder (25) The Sporting Chance (25) The Fighting Cub (25) Nine and three-Fifths Seconds (25) The Home Maker (25) The Merry Widow (25) Souls for Sables (25) The Circle (25) Some Pun'kins (25) Peacock Feathers (25) Thank You (25) Joanna (25) Under Western Skies (26) The Flaming Frontier (26) Two Can Play (26) Men of Steel (26) There You Are! (26) Man of the Forest (26) See You in Jail (27) Paying the Price (27) Snowbound (27) Captain Salvation (27) Rich Men's Sons (27) Duty's Reward (27) Riding to Fame (27) The Little Firebrand (27) Painting the Town (27) Hard-Boiled Haggerty (27) Spring Fever (27) The Valley of the Giants (27) The Enemy (27) Prowlers of the Sea (28) The Little Wildcat (28) Fancy Baggage (29) His Captive Woman (29) Tide of Empore (29) The Gamblers (29) The Four Feathers (29) Wonder of Women (29) Hearts in Exile (29) The One Man Reunion (29) The Prince of Hearts (29) Hot for Paris (29) Hello Sister (30) Ladies of Leisure (30) The Bad One (30) Men Are Like That (30) Swing High (30) Once a Gentleman (30) A Woman of Experience (31) Personal Maid (31)

Deadline at Eleven (20) Little Miss Rebellion (20) Such a Little Queen (21)