Australian actor André Beranger played supporting roles in a variety of silent and sound films. He began his career at age 16 appearing in many Shakespearean plays. In 1914 he came to Hollywood and began working for D.W. Griffith as an assistant director and a bit player. Soon he received stronger supporting roles, most particularly in The Birth of a Nation, and in Broken Blossoms. In his many films he would interchangeably use the names André Beranger and George André Beranger, his birth name. In addition to acting, he also directed several films in the U.S. and Europe.