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Charles Kent (I) (1852–1923)

After a distinguished career of more than 30 years on stage, Charles Kent entered the film industry in its earliest stages--his debut, as far as is known, was in 1908 in Macbeth (1908)). He was not only an actor but a director, and guided many upper-echelon films for Vitagraph, often starring in them. He was one of the first directors to use ... See full bio »


(age 70) in Brooklyn, New York, USA

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Launcelot and Elaine King Arthur
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 1923 The Purple Highway
Mr. Olgivie
 1923 The Ragged Edge
Rev. Luther Enschede
 1923 The Leopardess
Angus McKenzie
 1922 The Prodigal Judge
Gen. Quintard
 1921 Rainbow
Andy MacTavish
 1921 The Single Track
Andrew Geddes
 1921 The Charming Deceiver
John Adams Stanford
 1920 Body and Soul
 1920 The Forbidden Valley
Ben Lee
 1920 Man and His Woman
The Stranger
 1920 Human Collateral
Malcolm Melvin
 1920 The Birth of a Soul
Hap Barlow
 1919 Counterfeit
Col. Harrington
 1919 The Gamblers
John Emerson
 1919 Daring Hearts
 1919 Thin Ice
George Winton
 1919 Miss Dulcie from Dixie
Colonel Culpepper
 1918 The White Lie
 1918 Wild Primrose
 1918 Tangled Lives
Col. West
 1918 The Wooing of Princess Pat
Grand Duke of Paxitania
 1917 The Diary of a Puppy (Short)
 1917 The Marriage Speculation
Mr. Cliday
 1917 The Duplicity of Hargraves
Major Pendleton Talbot
 1917 Soldiers of Chance
Philip Winton
 1917 A Departmental Case (Short)
Luke Standifer
 1917 The Question
Dr. Rundel
 1917 The Fairy Godfather (Short)
 1917 Satin and Calico (Short)
 1917 A Spring Idyl (Short)
 1917 The Collie Market (Short)
 1917 The Money Mill
Reverend Dr. Granger
 1917 Kitty MacKay
Lord Inglehart
 1916 Whom the Gods Destroy
Father McCarthy
 1916 The Enemy
Harrison Stuart
 1916 Rose of the South
Mrs. Curtis, as an old man
 1916 The Blue Envelope Mystery
Uncle Bob
 1916 The Car and His Majesty (Short)
James Race
 1916 The Scarlet Runner
James Race
 1916 The Chattel
Mr. Bard
 1916 The Tarantula
Van Allen
 1916 Letitia (Short)
Samuel Dent
 1916 Carew and Son (Short)
Silas Wheatley
 1916 The Vital Question
Randolph King
 1916 The Supreme Temptation
Dubois Senior
 1916 Miss Warren's Brother (Short)
Henry Willetts
 1916 Kennedy Square
St. George Temple
 1916 The Man He Used to Be (Short)
Virginia's Father
 1916 The Ruse (Short)
Dr. Carlton
 1916 Britton of the Seventh
Lt. Tony Britton, age 70
 1916 The Island of Surprise
Godfrey Lovell
 1915 On Her Wedding Night
William Carter
 1915 A Price for Folly
Duke de Segni
 1915 The Heights of Hazard
Mr. Martindale
 1915 The Battle Cry of Peace
The Master
 1915 Love's Way (Short)
Rand's Father
 1915 The Esterbrook Case (Short)
J. Burgess Van Austin
 1915 Pawns of Mars (Short)
Dr. Lefone - a Chemist
 1915 The Guttersnipe (Short)
Peter Van Nuys
 1915 The Radium Thieves (Short)
Dr. Samuel Rayner
 1915 Hearts and the Highway
Earl of Clanranald
 1914 The Old Flute Player (Short)
Herr Kreutzer - the Old Flute Player
 1914 In the Land of Arcadia (Short)
Robert Landor - a Psychologist
 1914 His Wedded Wife (Short)
 1914 A Florida Enchantment
Maj. Horton
 1914 Etta of the Footlights (Short)
Brutus Belamy
 1914 His Last Call (Short)
Cyril Huntington
 1914 Mr. Barnes of New York
 1914 An Easter Lily (Short)
 1914 The Christian
Father Lamplugh (as Mr. Charles Kent)
 1914 Mrs. Maloney's Fortune (Short)
 1914 In the Old Attic (Short)
John Morton Sr.
 1914 The First Endorsement (Short)
Col. Allen - the Father
 1914 A Million Bid
Sidney Belgradin
 1913 The Swan Girl (Short)
The Swan Girl's Father
 1913 The Whimsical Threads of Destiny (Short)
Giles Webster, Millionaire
 1913 Daniel (Short)
Old Daniel
 1913 The Warmakers (Short)
Johnston - Under Secretary of the Navy
 1913 The Doctor's Secret (Short)
Dr. Bergmann
 1913 The Treasure of Desert Isle (Short)
Professor McGill
 1913 The Lost Millionaire (Short)
Josephine's Grandfather
 1913 The Tiger (Short)
Robert Bardon
 1913/I The Intruder (Short)
William Pendragon
 1913 The Diamond Mystery (Short)
Jonathan Moore
 1913 The Carpenter (Short)
The Stranger in Gray
 1913 The Tiger Lily (Short)
 1913/I The Snare of Fate (Short)
Edmund Marbury, Marion's Father
 1913 The Only Veteran in Town (Short)
James Arnold, a G.A.R. Veteran
 1913 A Window on Washington Park (Short)
A Lonely Old Man
 1913 The Stronger Sex (Short)
Harold Ainsley
 1913 Put Yourself in Their Place (Short)
Mr. Kent
 1913/I The Old Guard (Short)
 1912 Days of Terror (Short)
 1912 The Awakening of Bianca (Short)
Angelo, Bianca's Father
 1912 His Official Appointment (Short)
Col. Armistead
 1912 The Toymaker (Short)
Hans Greyburg - the Toymaker
 1912 As You Like It
 1912 The Bond of Music (Short)
Francois Vian, an Old Musician
 1912 The Party Dress (Short)
Lydia's Grandfather
 1912/I Rip Van Winkle (Short)
 1912 The Bogus Napoleon (Short)
Napoleon's Double
 1912 The Days of Terror; or, In the Reign of Terror (Short)
Duke de Berac
 1912 An Innocent Theft (Short)
The Minister
 1912 Fortunes of a Composer (Short)
Samuel Hermann - the Composer
 1912 The Woman Haters (Short)
Mr. Henson
 1912 The Unknown Violinist (Short)
An Old Musician
 1912 She Never Knew (Short)
Mr. Blinn - an Old Man
 1911 A Reformed Santa Claus (Short)
 1911 Vanity Fair (Short)
John Sedley
 1911 War (Short)
Arna's Father
 1911 Hypnotizing the Hypnotist (Short)
 1911 Suffer Little Children (Short)
The Stern Grandfather
 1911 Arbutus (Short)
 1911 Madge of the Mountains (Short)
Henry Brownlee Sr.
 1911 The Ninety and Nine (Short)
A Farmer
 1911 Wages of War (Short)
 1911 The Death of King Edward III (Short)
Edward III
 1911 Though Your Sins Be as Scarlet (Short)
Jesus Christ
 1911 A Tale of Two Cities (Short)
Dr. Manette
 1910 A Dixie Mother (Short)
The Husband
 1910 Examination Day at School (Short)
 1910 Jean the Match-Maker (Short)
 1910 Rose Leaves (Short)
 1910/I Uncle Tom's Cabin (Short)
 1910 Becket (Short)
Thomas à Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury
 1910 Twelfth Night (Short)
 1909 Benedict Arnold (Short)
Benedict Arnold
 1909 Launcelot and Elaine (Short)
King Arthur
 1909 Les Miserables (Part I) (Short)
 1909 The Gift of Youth (Short)
 1909 The Poor Musician (Short)
 1908/I Julius Caesar (Short)
Julius Caesar
 1908/I Romeo and Juliet (Short)
 1908 Macbeth (Short)
Banquo / King Duncan
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