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Harry Lewis Solter

  • Original Name Salter
  • Birth 19 Nov 1873 Baltimore Highlands, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA
  • Death 2 Mar 1920 El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
  • Plot Section L, area 121-132
  • Memorial ID 6733

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

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  • Added: 19 Oct 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6733
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Harry Lewis Solter (19 Nov 1873–2 Mar 1920), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6733, citing Baltimore Cemetery, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .