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 Milton Sills

Milton Sills

Birth
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 15 Sep 1930 (aged 48)
Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, USA
Burial Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Plot Section 111 Lot 38
Memorial ID 9645 · View Source
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Actor. Born in in Chicago, Illinois, he was a professor of psychology and philosophy, when he abandoned his career to become an actor in 1905. He joined Donald Robertson's stock company, went to New York and was an immediate success on Broadway. After appearing in over twenty stage productions, he made his big screen debut in "The Pit" (1914). His popularity and talent extended to a wide variety of roles and although he worked at almost every studio, he signed with First National in 1924, where he made most of his movies. His more then 85 credits include "The Heart Bandit" (1924), "Framed" (1927), "The Hawk's Nest" (1928), "Love and the Devil" (1929) and "The Sea Wolf" (1930). At the time of his death of a heart attack in Santa Barbara, California, he was married to actress Doris Kenyon.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 3 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9645
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Milton Sills (12 Jan 1882–15 Sep 1930), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9645, citing Rosehill Cemetery and Mausoleum, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .