Stuart Paton

Stuart Paton (23 July 1883 16 December 1944) was a British director, screenwriter and actor of the silent era.[1] He directed 67 films between 1915 and 1938. He also wrote for 24 films between 1914 and 1927. Despite a sizable list of credits, Paton was never well-regarded, especially as a director. He was born in Glasgow, Scotland and died in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles. He was married to actress Ethel Patrick. His remains are buried at Chapel of the Pines Crematory.

Stuart Paton
Stuart Paton in 1921.
Born(1883-07-23)23 July 1883
Glasgow, Scotland
Died16 December 1944(1944-12-16) (aged 61)
Other namesStuart Payton
Years active1914–1938

Selected filmography


  1. "Stuart Paton". BFI. Retrieved 17 July 2019.

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