Casson Ferguson

Casson Ferguson (May 29, 1891 February 12, 1929) was an American film actor of the silent era.[1] He appeared in 54 films between 1917 and 1928.

Casson Ferguson
Born(1891-05-29)May 29, 1891
DiedFebruary 12, 1929(1929-02-12) (aged 37)
Years active1917-1928

His father was John J. Ferguson, a jeweler in Alexandria, Louisiana. Early in his career Casson was a member of the Mantel Shakespeare Players in New Orleans before moving to California to pursue a movie career, first with the Seelig Company, then as a leading man. In 1928 he toured Europe and performed as a singer and actor in London and Paris. Returning to California, he married Catherine Mallon. Not long after he died of pneumonia at the age of 38; two days later his wife Catherine also died of pneumonia, and her mother soon died of pneumonia.[2]

Partial filmography


  1. Katchmer, George A. (May 20, 2015). "A Biographical Dictionary of Silent Film Western Actors and Actresses". McFarland. Retrieved June 12, 2019 via Google Books.
  2. "News of Death of Casson Ferguson, Actor, Received". Weekly Town Talk (Alexandria, Louisiana) (p. 6). February 23, 1929. Retrieved October 16, 2019.
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