John R. Cumpson
John R. Cumpson (August 30, 1866 – March 15, 1913) was an American film and stage actor. He appeared in 124 films between 1905 and 1912.
John R. Cumpson
|Born||August 30, 1866|
Buffalo, New York, U.S.
|Died||March 15, 1913 (aged 46)|
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Other names||John Compson|
A 1910 newspaper item described Cumpson as "the famous Swedish dialect comedian."
On Broadway, Cumpson appeared in Up York State (1901).
Cumpson died of pneumonia and diabetes at Washington Heights Hospital in New York City. He was survived by a brother and two sisters.
|1905||The White Caps|
|1908||Romance of a Jewess||Customer|
|The Call of the Wild||Chinese Servant|
|A Calamitous Elopement|
|Monday Morning in a Coney Island Police Court|
|A Smoked Husband|
|1909||Mr. Jones Has a Card Party|
|Those Awful Hats||Theatre Audience||Alternative title: Those Darn Hats|
|The Lonely Villa||At the Inn|
|1910||How Bumptious Papered the Parlor||Bumptious|
|Bumptious as a Fireman||Bumptious|
|1911||Mr. Bumptious, Detective||Bumptious|
|The Child and the Tramp||3rd tramp|
|1912||Percy Learns to Waltz||Percy|
|A Millionaire for a Day||Fred Dudley|
|How Shorty Won Out||Shorty|
|Ferdie, Be Brave||Ferdie|
- "Ole Olson". The Springfield News-Leader. Missouri, Springfield. March 2, 1910. p. 4. Retrieved April 14, 2018 – via Newspapers.com.
- "John R. Cumpson". Internet Broadway Database. The Broadway League. Archived from the original on 14 April 2018. Retrieved 14 April 2018.
- "Sudden Death of J.R. Cumpson". The Buffalo Enquirer. New York, Buffalo. March 17, 1913. p. 10. Retrieved April 14, 2018 – via Newspapers.com.
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