Al Taylor (actor)

Al Taylor (August 8, 1887 - March 2, 1951) was an American character actor during the silent and sound film eras.

Al Taylor
Al Taylor (second from the left) in The Ramblin' Galoot (1926)
Born(1887-08-29)August 29, 1887
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
DiedMarch 2, 1951(1951-03-02) (aged 63)
OccupationActor
Years active1926–48

Biography

Born in Boston in 1887, Taylor began in films with a small role in the 1926 silent film, The Fighting Cheat, starring Wally Wales and Jean Arthur.[1] During his career he appeared in over 200 films, mostly in small, uncredited roles.[2] The vast majority of his roles were in Westerns, such as The Lawless Nineties (1936), starring John Wayne,[3] 1940's Heroes of the Saddle, a The Three Mesquiteers' film,[4] and the 1942 Roy Rogers film, Man from Cheyenne.[5] The Internet Movie Database lists his final performance in the 1948 film serial, Dangers of the Canadian Mounted.[2]

Filmography

(Per AFI database)[6]

References

  1. "The Fighting Cheat: Detail View". American Film Institute. Archived from the original on May 17, 2014. Retrieved June 11, 2015.
  2. "Al Taylor (I)". Internet Movie Database. Archived from the original on January 17, 2015. Retrieved June 11, 2015.
  3. "The Lawless Nineties: Detail View". American Film Institute. Archived from the original on December 20, 2014. Retrieved June 11, 2015.
  4. "Heroes of the Saddle: Detail View". American Film Institute. Archived from the original on April 2, 2014. Retrieved June 11, 2015.
  5. "Man from Cheyenne: Detail View". American Film Institute. Archived from the original on March 29, 2014. Retrieved June 11, 2015.
  6. "Al Taylor". American Film Institute. Retrieved December 4, 2017.



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