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Wilbur Higby

  • Highest Rated: 95% Broken Blossoms (1919)
  • Lowest Rated: 71% True Heart Susie (1919)
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  • Best remembered for his appearances in D.W. Griffith's True Heart Susie (1919), as Bobby Harron's father, and Broken Blossoms (1920), veteran stage actor William Higby (born William Higby Jones) had appeared in stock opposite the likes of Otis Skinner, Wilton Lackaye, and Marguerite Clark and was a respected character player when entering films with Universal in 1914. Long associated with Fine Arts-Triangle, Higby appeared in top supporting roles opposite the young Douglas Fairbanks, working closely with Griffith protégés Elmer Clifton and W. Christy Cabanne. His screen career continued unabated through the 1920s, where he was often cast as the heroine's father or uncle.

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71% True Heart Susie William's father 1919
95% Broken Blossoms London Policeman 1919
No Score Yet Flirting With Fate Landlord 1916
No Score Yet Hoodoo Ann Samuel Knapp 1916
No Score Yet Reggie Mixes In The Saloon Proprietor 1916
No Score Yet The Matrimaniac Theo. Lewis 1916
No Score Yet Douglas Fairbanks: A Modern Musketeer Actor 1916

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