Marshall Farnum

Marshall Farnum (1879–1917)[1] was an American actor and film director. The youngest of the three Farnum boys, Dustin Farnum and William Farnum.[2] Having directed first on stage, from 1913 he established himself as a film director at prominent companies such as Fox Film and World Film. He died of Tuberculosis at the age of thirty seven.

Marshall Farnum
BornDecember 19, 1879
DiedFebruary 19, 1917 (aged 37)
Prescott, Arizona, United States
Other names"Ding"
OccupationActor, Director
Years active1913–1917 (film)

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  1. ^ Silent Film Necrology, p.164 2ndEdition c.2001 by Eugene M. Vazzana ISBN 0-7864-1059-0
  2. ^ Liebman p.89


  • Roy Liebman. Broadway Actors in Films, 1894-2015. McFarland, 2017.

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