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George Backus (I) (1857–1939)

George Backus was born on June 15, 1857 in Columbus, Ohio, USA. He was an actor, known for The Third Degree (1919), The Gamblers (1919) and National Red Cross Pageant (1917). He was married to Louise Salather. He died on May 22, 1939 in Merrick, Long Island, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Third Degree Richard Brewster
The Gamblers Giles Raymond
National Red Cross Pageant King John - English episode


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 1924 The Warrens of Virginia
Gen. Warren
 1924 Her Own Free Will
Col. Everard
 1923 The Exciters
The Minister
 1921 The Price of Possession
Samuel Poore
 1920 Marooned Hearts
Dr. Matthews
 1920 The Stolen Kiss
Maj. Trenton
 1919 The Gamblers
Giles Raymond
 1919 In Honor's Web
Carroll Carson
 1919 The Third Degree
Richard Brewster
 1919 Eyes of the Soul
Judge Malvin
 1919 The Indestructible Wife
 1918 Rich Man, Poor Man
Henry Mapleson
 1917 National Red Cross Pageant
King John - English episode
 1917 Shirley Kaye
Egerton Kaye
 1916 The Habit of Happiness
Mr. Wiggins
 1915 The House of a Thousand Candles
John Marshall 'Squire' Glenarm
 1915/I When We Were Twenty-One
The Trinity
 1914 One of Our Girls
Dr. Girodet

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Stage Play: At 9:45. Melodrama. Written by Owen Davis. Directed by John Cromwell. Playhouse Theatre: 28 Jun 1919- Oct 1919 (closing date unknown/139 performances). Cast: George Backus (as "Judge Robert Clayton"), Idalene Cotton (as "Margaret Clancy"), Clifford Dempsey (as "Captain Dixon"), Marie Goff (as "Ruth Jordan"), Harry Green (as "... See more »

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