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Bert Lytell

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Bert Lytell
Lytell, circa 1921
Born February 24, 1885
New York City
Died September 28, 1954 (aged 69)
New York City
Occupation Actor
Years active 1917 - 1953
Spouse(s) Claire Windsor
1924-1927

Bert Lytell (February 24, 1885 in New York City - September 28, 1954 in New York City), Born Bertram Lytell, he was a popular screen star of the silent film era who starred in romantic, melodrama and adventure films.

On stage he was with Marie Dressler in her 1914 Broadway play, A MIX-UP. He also had success in vaudeville in the 1920s with the one-act play The Valiant.[1]

Like many other silent screen stars, Lytell's career collapsed after the advent of talking pictures. Lytell was married to the popular silent film actress Claire Windsor from 1924 to 1927.

His younger brother Wilfred Lytell (1891–1954) was a popular stage and screen actor.

Lytell was President (Shepherd) of the famed actors club The Lambs from 1947-1952.[2] He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Selected filmography

Boston Blackie's Little Pal (1918)

References

  1. ^ (18 May 1929). Bert Lytell's Old Act A Hit As Motion Picture, Vaudeville News
  2. ^ The Lambs website

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