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Holbrook Blinn

Holbrook Blinn
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Birth dateJanuary 23, 1872
Place of birthSan Francisco, California, U.S.
Date of deathJune 24, 1928(age 56)
Death placeCroton-on-Hudson, New York, U.S.
Years active1897 1927

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Holbrook Blinn (January 23, 1872 - June 24, 1928) was an American actor, born in San Francisco. He appeared on the legitimate stage as a child, and played throughout the United States and in London. He appeared in silent films, and was the director of popular one-act plays at New York's Princess Theatre.

In 1900, he appeared in London in Ib and Little Christina. His Broadway stage successes include The Duchess of Dantzic (1903, as Napoleon), Salvation Nell(1908, in a breakout performance as the brutish husband of Mrs. Fiske), Within the Law (1912), Molière (1919), A Woman of No Importance (1916), The Lady of the Camellias (1917), and Getting Together (1918).

Some of his finest silent screen accomplishments are in McTeague (1916), The Bad Man (1923), Rosita (1923), Yolanda (1924), and Janice Meredith (1924), the latter two films both starring Marion Davies.

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