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Glenn Hunter

Glenn Hunter

American actor
Glenn Hunter
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Intro American actor
Was Actor Stage actor Film actor
From United States of America
Type Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 26 September 1894, New York City, USA
Death 30 December 1945, The Bronx, USA (aged 51 years)
Star sign Libra
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Biography

Glenn Hunter (September 26, 1894 – December 30, 1945) was a stage and silent film actor who gained popularity in the 1920s on the Broadway stage.

Biography

His parents were Isiah T. Hunter and Sarah Glenn. Hunter began on Broadway appearing in plays from 1915. His first film was 1921's The Case of Becky, playing opposite Constance Binney, based on a 1912 stage play starring Frances Starr. In 1922, he was seen in Paramount's The Country Flapper with Dorothy Gish and the Hackett Brothers, Raymond and Albert.

In 1923, Hunter co-starred with Mary Astor in the costume film Puritan Passions. He had originated the role of Merton in the Broadway play Merton of the Movies (1922). In 1924, he made a silent film of the play released by Paramount Pictures. The film is now considered a sought after lost film.

Hunter died of cancer in New York.

Hunter was married to May Eagan.

Selected filmography

  • The Case of Becky (1921)
  • The Country Flapper (1922)
  • Smilin' Through (1922)
  • Second Fiddle (1923)
  • Puritan Passions (1923)
  • Youthful Cheaters (1923)
  • West of the Water Tower (1923)
  • Merton of the Movies (1924)
  • The Silent Watcher (1924)
  • Grit (1924)
  • His Buddy's Wife (1925)
  • The Pinch Hitter (1925)
  • The Little Giant (1926)
  • The Broadway Boob (1926)
  • The Romance of a Million Dollars (1926)
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http://www.silentera.com/PSFL/data/M/MertonOfTheMovies1924.html
http://ibdb.com/person.php?id=46006
http://allmovie.com/artist/glenn-hunter-34010
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0402824/
https://www.ibdb.com/broadway-cast-staff/46006
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/10347880
https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/search/index?utf8=%E2%9C%93&keywords=glenn+hunter
https://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no93037588
https://snaccooperative.org/ark:/99166/w6j13np3
https://viaf.org/viaf/4505185
https://www.worldcat.org/identities/lccn-no93037588
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