Carl Gerard

Carl Gerard (born Carl Gerhard Petersen; 28 September 1885 6 January 1966), sometimes credited as Carl Gerrard, was a Danish-American actor known for playing supporting roles.[1]

Carl Gerard
Carl Gerard
Carl Gerhard Petersen

(1885-09-28)28 September 1885
Died6 January 1966(1966-01-06) (aged 80)
Spouse(s)Ethel Grey Terry (m.1910–1931; her death)


Gerard spent much of his career in Los Angeles and once worked alongside legendary actor Boris Karloff in the film The Public Defender (1931), in which he and his colleagues attempt to protect a millionaire from being framed.

Selected filmography


  1. Hans J. Wollstein (1994). Strangers in Hollywood: the history of Scandinavian actors in American films from 1910 to World War II. Scarecrow Press. pp. 122–4. ISBN 978-0-8108-2938-1. Retrieved 26 July 2010.
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