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 Noble Johnson

Noble Johnson

Original Name Mark Noble
Birth
Marshall, Saline County, Missouri, USA
Death 9 Jan 1978 (aged 96)
Yucaipa, San Bernardino County, California, USA
Burial Newhall, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Garden of Peace, A-270
Memorial ID 3575 · View Source
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Actor. Born in Marshall, Missouri, he was a veteran character performer whom appeared in nearly 150 films. He made his screen debut in the silent film era appearing in primarily serials, westerns and adventure movies. In 1916, he founded his own studio to produce movies made for the African-American audience, which was widely ignored by the mainstream film industry. From the 1920s, until he retired from the movie industry in 1950, he was popular figure in top-notch films such as "The Ten Commandments" (1923), "The Thief of Bagdad" (1924), "Moby Dick" (1930), "King Kong" (1933), "Son of Kong" (1933), "Lost Horizon" (1937) and "She Wore a Yellow Ribbon" (1949). He died in Yucaipa, California, at age 96.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 17 Sep 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3575
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Noble Johnson (18 Apr 1881–9 Jan 1978), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3575, citing Eternal Valley Memorial Park, Newhall, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .