Ford Sterling

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Birthday
3, 1883
Birthplace
La Crosse, WI
Death Date
Oct 13, 1939 (55)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
3, 1883
Birthplace
La Crosse, WI
Death Date
Oct 13, 1939 (55)

About

Keystone Studios leading man who appeared as the chief of the inept troupe of policemen called the Keystone Cops in the 1930s and '40s. In 1933, he appeared in Alice in Wonderland.

Before Fame

He ran away from home to join the circus and performed as Keno, the Boy Clown. He later discovered vaudeville, and it became his scene for a decade.

Trivia

After joining Mack Sennett at Keystone in 1911, he appeared in the Keystone Cops comedies and in numerous shorts until his slapstick style lost popularity.

Family Life

He was born in La Crosse, Wisconsin.

Associated With

Mack Sennett was the director of the Keystone Cops comedies, the vehicle through which both men became famous.