Ned Sparks

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Birthday
19, 1883
Birthplace
Guelph, Canada
Death Date
Apr 3, 1957 (73)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
19, 1883
Birthplace
Guelph, Canada
Death Date
Apr 3, 1957 (73)

About

Canadian film actor from the 1920s and 1940s era who starred in many films including 1925's The Only Thing and 1933's Alice in Wonderland. He played Riley in the 1931 film, Iron Man.

Before Fame

He left home at age sixteen to be a gold prospector in the Klondike Gold Rush. He later won a singing spot in a musical company's tour and eventually appeared in Toronto theatre roles.

Trivia

He was a founding member of the Actors Equity Association.

Family Life

He was married to Mercedes Cabalerro from 1931 to 1936.

Associated With

After seeing Ned's work on Broadway, producer, Louis B. Mayer signed him to a six-picture deal.