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James Neill (I) (1860–1931)

James Neill was born on September 29, 1860 in Savannah, Georgia, USA. He was an actor and director, known for The Cheat (1915), Joan the Woman (1916) and Cameo Kirby (1914). He was married to Edythe Chapman. He died on March 16, 1931 in Glendale, California, USA. See full bio »

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The Cheat Jones
Cameo Kirby John Randall
Oliver Twist Mr. Brownlow


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 1930 Man to Man
B.B. Beecham (uncredited)
 1930 Shooting Straight
Reverend Powell
 1930 Only the Brave
Vance Calhoun
 1929 The Idle Rich
Mr. Thayer
 1928 The Border Patrol
Lefty Waterman
 1928 3-Ring Marriage
 1928 Love Hungry
Pa Robinson
 1927 The King of Kings
James - Brother of John
 1926 A Desperate Moment
Peter Dean
 1925 New Brooms
 1925 Thank You
Doctor Cobb
 1925 Any Woman
William Linden
 1925 The Crimson Runner
Baron Rudolph
 1924 A Man's Mate
 1923 The Thrill Chaser
Sheik Ussan
 1923 The Ten Commandments
Aaron - Brother of Moses
 1923 Salomy Jane
 1923 The Lonely Road
Uncle Billy Austin
 1923 Scars of Jealousy
Colonel Meanix
 1923 The World's Applause
Valet to Elliott
 1923 Nobody's Money
 1922 Manslaughter
 1922 Dusk to Dawn
John Latham
 1922 Our Leading Citizen
Honorable Cyrus Blagdon
 1922 The Heart Specialist
 1922 Her Husband's Trademark
Henry Strom
 1922 Saturday Night
Tompkins - the Butler
 1921 Dangerous Curve Ahead
Mr. Mabee
 1921 Bits of Life
 1921 A Voice in the Dark
Edward Small
 1920 Stop Thief
 1920 A Double-Dyed Deceiver
Senor Urique
 1920 The Paliser Case
Cara (as James Neil)
 1919 Peg o' My Heart
Frank O'Connell
 1919 Everywoman
 1919 His Official Fiancée
Mr. Dundonald
 1919 Her Kingdom of Dreams
 1919 A Daughter of the Wolf
Judge Burroughs
 1919 Men, Women, and Money
Parker Middleton
 1919 Fires of Faith
Booth's Secretary
 1919 Romance and Arabella
Dr. Henry
 1919 The Secret Garden
Ben Weatherstaff
 1918 The Way of a Man with a Maid
Elsa's Father
 1918 Too Many Millions
Mr. Lane
 1918 Women's Weapons
Peter Gregory
 1918 The Girl Who Came Back
Gov. Burton
 1918 Less Than Kin
Dr. Nunez
 1918 Sandy
Judge Hollis
 1918 We Can't Have Everything
 1918 Say! Young Fellow
A Kindly Bachelor
 1918 The Whispering Chorus
 1918 A Petticoat Pilot
Zoeth Hamilton
 1918 The Widow's Might
 1918 Jules of the Strong Heart
 1917 The Devil-Stone
 1917 The Trouble Buster
Franz Libelt
 1917 The Ghost House
Jeremy Foster
 1917 On the Level
Warner, Mae's Father
 1917 What Money Can't Buy
The Cardinal
 1917 Forbidden Paths
James Thornton
 1917 The Little American
Senator John Moore
 1917 The Girl at Home
Squire Padgate
 1917 A School for Husbands
Auto Salesman
 1917 The Bottle Imp
A Priest
 1917 The Prison Without Walls
John Havens
 1917 Those Without Sin
Doctor Wallace
 1917 The Black Wolf
Count Ramirez
 1917 Betty to the Rescue
Henry Sherwin
 1916 Joan the Woman
 1916 Oliver Twist
Mr. Brownlow
 1916 The Lash
John Du Val
 1916 The House with the Golden Windows
James Peabody
 1916 The Dream Girl
Benjamin Merton
 1916 A Gutter Magdalene
 1916 The Thousand-Dollar Husband
Stephen Gordon
 1916 Sweet Kitty Bellairs
Colonel Villers
 1916 Maria Rosa
The Priest
 1916 For the Defense
Mr. Webster
 1916 To Have and to Hold
George Yeardley
 1916 Tennessee's Pardner
The Padre
 1916 The Ragamuffin
A Broker
 1915 The Cheat
 1915 Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo
Herr Selingman
 1915 The Explorer
Dr. Adamson
 1915 The Case of Becky
Dr. Emerson
 1915 The Woman
The Honorable Mark Robertson
 1915 The Governor's Lady
Daniel Slade
 1915 The Warrens of Virginia
General Warren
 1915 After Five (as James Neil)
 1915 The Goose Girl
Count Von Herbeck
 1914 Cameo Kirby
John Randall
 1914 The Circus Man
Richard Jenison
 1914 Rose of the Rancho
Padre Antonio
 1914 The Man from Home
Officer of Gendarmes (uncredited)
 1914 Ready Money
Jackson Ives
 1914 Where the Trail Divides
Sam Rowland
 1914 Richelieu
The King
 1914 The Man on the Box
Col. Annesley
 1914 The Political Boss (Short)
Judge Moore
 1914 Mrs. Peyton's Pearls (Short)
Barton - a Man of Mystery
 1914 Discord and Harmony (Short)
The Symphony Conductor
 1914 The Honor of the Mounted (Short)
Post Commandant
 1914 Just Mother (Short)
 1914 Whoso Diggeth a Pit (Short)
The Sweetheart's Father
 1914/I The Lie (Short)
The Gambler
 1913 Bloodhounds of the North (Short)
The Refugee
 1913 Red Margaret, Moonshiner (Short)
The Sheriff
 1913 Cross Purposes (Short)
 1913 The Doctor's Orders (Short)
Dr. Garmany
 1913 The Cracksman's Reformation (Short)
The Rich Man
 1913 The Heart of a Cracksman (Short)
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Dark-haired silent screen actor, on the Broadway stage from 1905. In films with Famous Players from 1913. Often co-starred with his wife Edythe Chapman.

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