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Harry Lewis Solter
Original name: Harry Salter
Birth: Nov. 19, 1873
Baltimore Highlands
Baltimore County
Maryland, USA
Death: Mar. 2, 1920
El Paso
El Paso County
Texas, USA

Actor, Director. Born Henry Lewis Solter in Baltimore, Maryland, he began his career as an extra performing for Biograph Studios in 1908. That same year, he was signed to Vitagraph Studios and while acting in the film "Romeo and Juliet" (1908), he married his co-star actress Florence Lawrence. He continued to appear in eight more silent films such as "The Tamming of the Shrew" (1908) "After Many Years" (1908), "Mad Money" (1908) and "At The Alter" (1909). In 1910, he turned to directing and over the next nine years, he successfully directed 148 silent films. He remained married to actress Florence Lawrence, until his death from a stroke at age 46, in El Paso, Texas. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  George L. Solter (1838 - 1913)
  Mary C. Colbert Solter (1841 - 1899)
  Florence Lawrence (1890 - 1938)*
  Ida F. Solter Rutter (1866 - 1930)*
  Mary Edith Solter Frankish (1869 - 1894)*
  Harry Lewis Solter (1873 - 1920)
  Florence Baker Solter Solter (1875 - 1889)*
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Stroke
Baltimore Cemetery
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA
Plot: Section L, area 121-132
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Oct 19, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 6733
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