Maurice Costello

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Birthday
22, 1877
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Oct 28, 1950 (73)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
22, 1877
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Oct 28, 1950 (73)

About

As one of the first on-screen romantic leads in Hollywood, he appeared as Sydney Carton in A Tale Of Two Cities. In 1909, he appeared in A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Before Fame

He made his debut performance as the titular character in 1905's Sherlock Holmes.

Trivia

He discovered a young Moses Harry Horwitz when the latter was still an errand boy, and introduced him to Moe of the Three Stooges.

Family Life

His grandson was John Drew Barrymore.

Associated With

Though he vowed never to return to movies after the sound era, he continued to make small appearances, like in the John Wayne film, Lady from Louisiana.