Antrim Short

Antrim Short (July 11, 1900[citation needed] – November 24, 1972) was an American stage and film actor, casting director and talent agent. As a juvenile he enjoyed some success on the Broadway stage notably appearing as a boy with Mrs. Fiske and Holbrook Blinn in Salvation Nell in 1908. While in his teens he appeared in silent films playing the kind of roles that were made popular by Jack Pickford.[citation needed]

Antrim Short
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Short with Viola Dana in Please Get Married (1919)
Mark Antrim Short[1]

July 11, 1900
DiedNovember 24, 1972 (age 72)
Resting placeEternal Valley Memorial Park, Newhall Los Angeles California, Los Angeles County
Occupationactor, performer
Spouse(s)Frances Morris

Short was born to two actors, Lew Short and Estelle Short. His sisters were silent actresses Florence Short and Gertrude Short. They were cousins of Blanche Sweet. Short was married to Frances Morris, who is best remembered by tv fans as George Reeves's Earth mother Sarah Kent in The Adventures of Superman.[citation needed]

Short died in Los Angeles November 24, 1972.[2][3]

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  1. ^; Antrim Short
  2. ^ Silent Film Necrology, p.484 2nd Edition c.2001 by Eugene M. Vazzana
  3. ^ Who Was Who on Screen, p.423 c.1977 by Evelyn Mack Truitt

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