Harry Hilliard

1886 - 1966

The actor Harry Hilliard was able to launch a brief but intensive silent film career.
He made his film debut in 1916 and to his first appearances in front of the camera belong "Merely Mary Ann" (16), "Gold and the Woman" (16) with Theda Bara and H. Cooper Cliffe, "The Ragged Princess" (16), the title role in "Romeo and Juliet" (16) with Theda Bara, "A Successful Adventure" (18) with May Allison, "The Little White Savage" (19) with Carmel Myers, "Destiny" (19) with Dorothy Phillips, "The Sneak" (19) with Irene Rich and "Cheating Herself" (19).

In his early movies he often appeared at the side of Theda Bara and June Caprice under the direction of J. Gordon Edwards and John G. Adolfi.

After 1920 his career diminished fast. He only appeared in few more movies during the 20s like "The Dangerous Talent" (20) with Margarita Fischer and "The Girl in Number 29" (20) dikrected by John Ford.

After a longer interruption he returned briefly to the film business and took part in his first talkies like "Raise the Roof" (30) with Betty Balfour and Maurice Evans, "On Trial" (39) with John Litel and Margaret Lindsay as well as "The Adventures of Mark Twain" (44) with Fredric March, Alexis Smith, Donald Crisp, C. Aubrey Smith and John Carradine.

Other movies with Harry Hilliard:
The Strenght of the Weak (16) The Little Fraud (16) A Modern Thelma (16) Caprice of the Mountains (16) Little Miss Happiness (16) The New York Peacock (17) Her Greatest Love (17) Heart and Soul (17) Patsy (17) Every Girl's Dream (17) Set Free (18) The Little Rowdy (19)