Tom Chatterton

Tom Chatterton (February 12, 1881 – August 17, 1952) was an American actor.

Tom Chatterton
Chatterton in 1914
Born(1881-02-12)February 12, 1881
DiedAugust 17, 1952(1952-08-17) (aged 71)

Born in Geneva, New York, Chatterton was active in sports as a youth. He gained early acting experience with Ben Horning's stock theater company in Syracuse, New York.[1]

He began his film career in 1913 at the New York Motion Picture Company under director Thomas H. Ince. Although never a major star, Chatterton had several leading roles in early silent films. He appeared in a large number of westerns and was able to adapt to talkies allowing him to have a successful career lasting five decades.

He died in Hollywood in 1952 and was interred in the Glenwood Cemetery in his hometown of Geneva.

Selected filmography


  1. "Tom Chatterton". Feature Movie Magazine. V (2): 45. March 1916.

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