Mark Fenton

Mark Fenton (November 11, 1866 – July 29, 1925) was an American stage performer and motion-picture character actor who appeared in at least 80 films between 1914 and 1925.

Mark Fenton
Born(1866-11-11)November 11, 1866
DiedJuly 29, 1925(1925-07-29) (aged 58)
Years active1890-1925

Fenton had considerable experience performing on stage prior to acting in silent films. His early stage work included parts in Charles Frohman's productions.[1] His Broadway credits included Twelfth Night (1900), Mary Stuart (1900), Marie Antoinette (1900), The Ladies' Battle (1900), Macbeth (1900), Much Ado About Nothing (1900), and Francesca da Rimini (1901).[2]

A native of Crestline, Ohio, Fenton died in Los Angeles, California in 1925 following his injuries in an automobile accident and surgery to amputate his left leg.[3][4] His gravesite is at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, which is located along Santa Monica Boulevard in Los Angeles.

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  1. ^ "Character Actor Veteran of Screen". The Montana Standard. Montana, Butte. June 14, 1925. p. 41. Retrieved April 18, 2018 – via  
  2. ^ "Mark Fenton". Internet Broadway Database. The Broadway League. Archived from the original on April 19, 2018. Retrieved April 19, 2018.
  3. ^ "FILM ACTOR DIES AFTER CAR MISHAP: Amputation of Leg Takes Life of Mark Fenton, Known as Character Player", Los Angeles Times, July 30, 1925, p. A12. ProQuest Historical Newspapers, Ann Arbor, Michigan; subscription access.
  4. ^ Katchmer, George A. (2009). A Biographical Dictionary of Silent Film Western Actors and Actresses. McFarland. p. 114. ISBN 9781476609058. Retrieved April 19, 2018.

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