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Wilfrid North (1863–1935)

London-born Wilfrid North had a long and distinguished career on the stage as an actor, director and manager before joining Vitagraph Pictures in 1913 as a director. Vitagraph placed him at the helm of the films of its reigning comedy star, the portly John Bunny. North acquitted himself well in that position, and within a few years he was ... See full bio »

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 1931 Corianton
 1921 Lucky Carson
 1920 A Dream of Fair Women (Short) (as Wilfred North)
 1919 Human Desire
 1918 Over the Top
 1917 Dimple's Baby (Short)
 1917 Kitty MacKay
 1917 Indiscretion
 1916 The Dollar and the Law (as Wilfred North)
 1916 The Kid
 1915 A 'Model' Wife (Short)
 1915 The Shabbies (Short)
 1915 Lillian's Husbands (Short)
 1915 Dimples and the Ring (Short)
 1915 The Honeymoon Pact (Short)
 1915 The Silent W (Short)
 1915 Playing the Game (Short)
 1915 To Save Him for His Wife (Short)
 1915 A Lily in Bohemia (Short)
 1915 The Guttersnipe (Short) (as Wilfred North)
 1915 The Love Whip (Short)
 1915 Lifting the Ban of Coventry (Short) (as Wilfred North)
 1915 Peggy of Fifth Avenue (Short)
 1915 Breaking In (Short) (as Wilfred North)
 1914 Arthur Truman's Ward (Short)
 1914 The Methods of Margaret (Short)
 1914 Miss Tomboy and Freckles (Short)
 1914 In the Land of Arcadia (Short)
 1914 A Costume Piece (Short)
 1914 A Close Call (Short)
 1914 The Lost Cord (Short)
 1914 Lily of the Valley (Short)
 1914 The New Stenographer (Short) (as Wilfred North)
 1914 The Winning Trick (Short)
 1914 Bread Upon the Waters (Short) (as Wilfred North)
 1914 Lillian's Dilemma (Short)
 1914 The Persistent Mr. Prince (Short)
 1914 Eve's Daughter (Short)
 1914 The Boys of the I.O.U. (Short)
 1914 Cutey's Wife (Short)
 1914 Fanny's Melodrama (Short)
 1914 The Chicken Inspector (Short)
 1914 Love, Luck and Gasoline (Short)
 1914 Art for a Heart (Short) (as Wilfred North)
 1914 The Speeder's Revenge (Short)
 1914 Doctor Polly (Short)
 1914 The Street Singers (Short)
 1913 The Life Saver (Short)
 1913 Matrimonial Manoeuvres (Short) (as Wilfred North)
 1913 Bunny for the Cause (Short)
 1913/I Sauce for the Goose (Short)
 1913 Fortune's Turn (Short) (as Wilfred North)
 1913 The Feudists (Short)
 1913/I The Intruder (Short)
 1913 When Society Calls (Short)
 1913 The Only Way (Short)
 1913 Hubby's Toothache (Short)
 1913 The Carpenter (Short)
 1913 A Millinery Bomb (Short)
 1913 Love's Quarantine (Short)
 1913 Bunny's Dilemma (Short)
 1913 His Tired Uncle (Short)
 1913 Bunny as a Reporter (Short)
 1913 Bunny's Birthday Surprise (Short)
 1913 Bunny and the Bunny Hug (Short)
 1913 Cupid's Hired Man (Short)
 1913 Disciplining Daisy (Short)
 1913 Bunny Versus Cutey (Short)
 1913 The Stronger Sex (Short)
 1913 Seeing Double (Short)
 1913 The Fortune (Short)
 1913 Out of the Storm (Short)
 1913 Bunny's Honeymoon (Short)
 1912 On Her Wedding Day (Short) (as Wilfred North)
 1910 Love, Luck and Gasoline (Short) (participation unconfirmed)
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Stage Play: Daybreak. Written by Jane Cowl and Jane Murfin. Directed by Wilfrid North and Jane Cowl. Harris Theatre: 14 Aug 1917- Oct 1917 (closing date unknown/71 performances). Cast: Margaret Dale, Arthur Dennis, Frank Goldsmith, Jack Grey, William B. Mack, Reginald Mason, David Torrence, Catherine Tower, Frederick Truesdell, Blanche ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Wilfred North

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Father: Henry Thomas Northcroft; Mother: Mary Corderoy.

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