Thomas Holding

Thomas J. Holding (25 January 1880 – 4 May 1929) was a British-born stage and film actor.

Thomas Holding
Thomas Holding (1915).jpg
Born25 January 1880
Died4 May 1929 (aged 49)
Other names"The Costume Man"
Years active1914–1929


Born in England in 1880, Holding possibly had an extensive stage career in his native Britain before arriving in the United States. He was popular in American silent films during the World War I years. His first films were in several features starring the actress Pauline Frederick. Holding died in 1929 of a heart attack in his dressing room while acting on Broadway according to Variety of 8 May 1929.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Who Was Who on the Screen, 3rd Edit. p. 343 by Evelyn Mack Truitt, c.1983
  2. ^ Silent Film Necrology, 2nd Edit. pp. 246-247 by Eugene Michael Vazzana c.2001

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