Harry T. Morey

Harry Temple Morey (21 August 1873 – January 24, 1936) was an American stage and motion picture actor who appeared in nearly two hundred films during his career.

Harry T. Morey
1920 promotional photograph
Born(1873-09-21)21 September 1873
Died24 January 1936(1936-01-24) (aged 62)

Biography

Born in Charlotte, Michigan, Morey began acting career on the stage.[1] In 1909, Morey joined the Vitagraph Film Company, making him a member the original Vitagraph stock company of actors.[2] He had his first substantial film role in 1910, opposite actors Maurice Costello and Earle Williams in the Van Dyke Brooke-directed dramatic short Capital vs. Labor. He would spend the early 1910s appearing opposite such popular actors of the era as John Bunny, Flora Finch, Julia Swayne Gordon, Florence Turner, Edith Storey and William Shea.

Morey would make his final film appearance in the 1934 Ralph Staub-directed comedy short Very Close Veins opposite actors Ben Blue and Shemp Howard.

Morey died in Brooklyn, New York, United States in 1936 at the age of 62 of a lung abscess.

Selected filmography

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