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Richard Barthelmess

Richard Barthelmess

Born May 9, 1895

Richard Semler "Dick" Barthelmess was an Oscar-nominated silent film star.

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1895 Birth Born on May 9, 1895.


1916 21 Years Old Russian actress Alla Nazimova, a friend of the family, had been taught English by Barthelmess's mother. Nazimova convinced Barthelmess to try acting professionally and he made his first film appearance in 1916 in the serial Gloria's Romance as an extra. … Read More


1927 32 Years Old He and first wife, stage and screen star Mary Hay, had one daughter Mary Barthelmess. In 1927, Barthelmess became engaged to Katherine Young Wilson, a Broadway actress.
1928 33 Years Old However, the engagement was called off, possibly due to his affair around this time with the journalist Adela Rogers St. John, and in 1928 he married Jessica Stewart Sargent. … Read More


1963 68 Years Old Barthelmess died of cancer in 1963, aged 68, and was interred at the Ferncliff Cemetery and Mausoleum in Hartsdale, New York.
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