Vernon Steele

Vernon Steele (18 September 1882 – 23 July 1955) was a Chilean-born British actor known for his appearances on the Broadway stage and in American films. He often played patrician young men in silent films.[1] Steele was born in Santiago, Chile, the son of Daniel Antonietti, a professor of music, and his English wife, the former Grace Emma Bolton. Vernon Steele was christened Arturo Romeo Antonietti and his family eventually settled in London, England.[2] His sister was the actress Hilda Anthony.[3]

Vernon Steele
Steele in 1917
Arturo Romeo Antonietti

(1882-09-18)18 September 1882
Died23 July 1955(1955-07-23) (aged 72)
Years active1906-1949 (including stage years)
Spouse(s)Vivia Steele
RelativesHilda Anthony



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