Dustin Farnum


Dustin Farnum
Dustin Farnum
Born Dustin Lancy Farnum
May 27, 1874(1874-05-27)
Hampton Beach, New Hampshire, U.S.
Died July 3, 1929(1929-07-03) (aged 55) (kidney failure)
New York, New York, U.S.
Occupation silent film actor, singer, vaudeville performer
Years active 1914-1926
Spouse Agnes Christine Johnson, 1898-1908 (divorced)
Mary Connell, 1909-1924 (divorced)
Winifred Kingston, 1924-1929 (his death, 1 child)

Dustin Lancy Farnum (May 27, 1874 - July 3, 1929) was an American singer, dancer and an actor in silent movies during the early days of motion pictures. After a great success in a number of stage roles, in 1914 he landed his first film role in the movie 'Soldiers of Fortune', and later in Cecil B. DeMille's The Squaw Man. Although he played a wide variety of roles, he tended toward Westerns and became one of the biggest stars of the genre. He was married to actress Winifred Kingston. He was the older brother of actor William Farnum and the lesser known silent film director Marshall Farnum(died 1917). He also was the father of (with Winifred Kingston) late radio actress Estelle "Dustine" Runyon (1925-1983).

Contents

Filmography

  • The Flaming Frontier (1926)
  • My Man (1924)
  • Kentucky Days (1923)
  • The Grail (1923)
  • The Man Who Won (1923)
  • Bucking the Barrier (1923)
  • The Buster (1923)
  • Three Who Paid (1923)
  • While Justice Waits (1922)
  • The Yosemite Trail (1922)
  • Trail of the Axe (1922)
  • Oath-Bound (1922)
  • Strange Idols (1922)
  • Iron to Gold (1922)
  • The Devil Within (1921)
  • The Primal Law (1921)
  • Big Happiness (1921)
  • The Corsican Brothers (1920)
  • A Man's Fight (1919)
  • A Man in the Open (1919)
  • The Light of the Western Stars (1919)
  • Ready Money Ringfield (1919)
  • The Scarlet Pimpernel (1918)
  • North of Fifty Three (1918)
  • The Spy (1918)
  • Durand of the Bad Lands (1917)
  • A Son of Erin (1917)
  • The Intrigue (1917)
  • The Parson of Panamint (1917)
  • Davy Crockett (1917)
  • David Garrick (1917)
  • Ben Blair (1917)
  • The Call of the Cumberlands (1916)
  • 'The Gentleman from Indiana (1916)
  • The Iron Strain (1916)
  • Captain Courtesy (1915)
  • Cameo Kirby (1915)
  • When We Were Young (1914)
  • The Virginian (1914)
  • The Lightning Conductor (1914)
  • The Squaw Man (1914)
  • Soldiers of Fortune (1914)

Broadway Plays

  • Arizona (Apr 28, 1913 - Jun 1913)
  • The Littlest Rebel (Nov 14, 1911 - Jan 1912)
  • The Squaw Man (Jan 9, 1911 - Jan 17, 1911)
  • The Silent Call (Jan 2, 1911 - Jan 1911)
  • Cameo Kirby (Dec 20, 1909 - Jan 1910)
  • The Rector's Garden (Mar 3, 1908 - Mar 1908)
  • The Ranger (Sep 2, 1907 - Sep 1907)
  • The Virginian (Jan 5, 1904 - May 1904)
  • More Than Queen (Oct 30, 1900 - Nov 1900)
  • Marcelle (Oct 8, 1900 - Oct 1900)
  • A Romance of Athlone (Jan 29, 1900 - Mar 3, 1900)

Trivia

  • According to an interview in the April 1975 edition of Playboy Magazine, Dustin Hoffman was named after Dustin Farnum.

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