Actor

Mark Fenton

Quick Facts

IntroActor
Was Actor
From United States of America
Type Film, TV, Stage, Radio
Gendermale
Birth 11 November 1866, Crestline, USA
Death 29 July 1925, Los Angeles, USA
(aged 58 years)
Star signScorpio

Biography

Mark Fenton (November 11, 1866 – July 29, 1925) was an American actor of the silent film era.

Fenton had a sturdy theatrical and Broadway career behind him before coming to silent pictures. His early stage experience came in Charles Frohman’s productions. His Broadway credits included Francesca da Rimini (1901), Twelfth Night (1900), Mary Stuart (1900), Marie Antoinette (1900), The Ladies’ Battle (1900), Macbeth (1900), and Much Ado About Nothing (1900).

He appeared in 80 films between 1915 and 1925. Fenton was born in Crestline, Ohio and died after surgery following an automobile accident in Los Angeles, California.

Selected filmography

  • Graft (1915)
  • The Broken Coin (1915)
  • The Black Box (1915)
  • Guilty (1916)
  • Behind the Lines (1916)
  • The Mark of Cain (1916)
  • The Adventures of Peg o’ the Ring (1916)
  • Baseball Madness (1917)
  • The Flashlight (1917)
  • My Unmarried Wife (1918)
  • The Kaiser, the Beast of Berlin (1918)
  • The Mystery of 13 (1919)
  • A Fight for Love (1919)
  • Behold My Wife! (1920)
  • Hitchin’ Posts (1920)
  • 813 (1920)
  • The Fightin’ Terror (1920)
  • The Prince of Avenue A (1920)
  • The Devil to Pay (1920)
  • The Wallop (1921)
  • Life’s Darn Funny (1921)
  • The Great Reward (1921)
  • Headin’ West (1922)
  • The Village Blacksmith (1922)
  • Truxton King (1923)
  • Black Lightning (1924)
  • American Manners (1924)
  • A Fool’s Awakening (1924)