Jere Austin

Jere Austin (1876-1927)[2] was an American silent film actor from Minnesota. He was born John Van Akin Austin and he began in films in 1914 and made his last appearance in Cecil B. DeMille's King of Kings(1927). Austin had entered films with the Kalem Company.[3]

Jere Austin
Hidden Fires with Mae Marsh and Jere Austin
John Van Akin Austin[1]

March 24, 1876
DiedNovember 12, 1927
Resting placeHollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, California (Los Angeles County)
Other namesJerry Austin

Austin died of cancer.[4]



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  2. Silent Film Necrology, p.24 2nd Edition c.2001 by Eugene M. Vazzana..ISBN 0-7864-1059-0
  3. Jere Austin;
  4. Who Was Who on Screen p.17 2nd Edition c.1977 Evelyn Mack Truitt..ISBN 0-8352-0914-8
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