James Kirkwood

James Kirkwood

actor, director, writer

James Kirkwood was born on Feb 22, 1875 in USA. James Kirkwood's big-screen debut came with The Indian Runner's Romance directed by D.W. Griffith in 1909, strarring Cowboy / Dying Man. James Kirkwood is known for Racket Squad directed by James Tinling, Reed Hadley stars as Capt. John Braddock and Hugh Beaumont as Narrator (prologue). The upcoming new movie James Kirkwood plays is A Chorus Line which will be released on Aug 01, 2016.

A veteran stage actor, James Kirkwood entered films in 1909 as an actor and was soon playing leads in many of D.W. Griffith's early pictures. He turned to directing in 1912, and by 1914 was the favorite director of Mary Pickford, with whom he made nine films; he also co-starred in three of them. Although he was considered a major director in his day, he soon found directing assignments difficult to come by. His directing career faded by 1920, but he continued acting well into the 1950s.

  • Birthday

    Feb 22, 1875
  • Place of Birth

    Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

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