Mark Fenton

Mark Fenton (November 11, 1866 July 29, 1925) was an American actor of the silent film era.

Mark Fenton
Born(1866-11-11)November 11, 1866
DiedJuly 29, 1925(1925-07-29) (aged 58)
Years active1915-1925

Fenton had a sturdy theatrical and Broadway career behind him before coming to silent pictures. His early stage experience came in Charles Frohman's productions.[1] His Broadway credits included Francesca da Rimini (1901), Twelfth Night (1900), Mary Stuart (1900), Marie Antoinette (1900), The Ladies' Battle (1900), Macbeth (1900), and Much Ado About Nothing (1900).[2]

He appeared in 80 films between 1915 and 1925. Fenton was born in Crestline, Ohio and died after surgery following an automobile accident[3] in Los Angeles, California.

Selected filmography


  1. "Character Actor Veteran of Screen". The Montana Standard. Montana, Butte. June 14, 1925. p. 41. Retrieved April 18, 2018 via
  2. "Mark Fenton". Internet Broadway Database. The Broadway League. Archived from the original on April 19, 2018. Retrieved April 19, 2018.
  3. Katchmer, George A. (2009). A Biographical Dictionary of Silent Film Western Actors and Actresses. McFarland. p. 114. ISBN 9781476609058. Retrieved April 19, 2018.
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