Francis McDonald

Francis McDonald

Birth
Bowling Green, Warren County, Kentucky, USA
Death 18 Sep 1968 (aged 77)
Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial North Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Block L, Section 1057, Lot 14
Memorial ID 11852820 · View Source
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Actor. A hunky leading man of early silent films, then a character performer, often playing heavies. McDonald is memorable in the title role of Buster Keaton's "Battling Butler" (1926), and in several films directed by Cecil B. DeMille. His credits include "Carmen" (1913), "Intolerance" (1916), "Monte Cristo" (1922), "Trilby" (1923), "The Temptress" (1926), "A Girl in Every Port" (1928), "The Dragnet" (1928), "The Iron Mask" (1929), "Morocco" (1930), "Viva Villa!" (1934), "Anna Karenina" (1935), "The Plainsman" (1936), "The Buccaneer" (1938), "Union Pacific" (1939), "Beau Geste" (1939), "The Sea Hawk" (1940), "Northwest Mounted Police" (1940), "Blood and Sand" (1941), "Notorious" (1946), "Duel in the Sun" (1946), "Brute Force" (1947), "The Three Musketeers" (1948), "Samson and Delilah" (1949), "Bad Day at Black Rock" (1955), "The Ten Commandments" (1956), and "The Great Race" (1965). McDonald was born in Bowling Green, Kentucky. During his long, busy career he appeared in some 300 films and 90 TV shows.

Bio by: Bobb Edwards


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  • Originally Created by: Bobb Edwards
  • Added: 30 Sep 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11852820
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Francis McDonald (22 Aug 1891–18 Sep 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11852820, citing Valhalla Memorial Park, North Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .