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Monroe Salisbury

The first One Hundred Noted Men and Women of the Screen 1920
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Birth nameOrange Salisbury Cash
Birth dateMay 8, 1876
Place of birthAngola, New York, USA
Date of deathAugust 7, 1935(age 59)
Death placeSan Bernardino, California, USA

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Monroe Salisbury (May 8, 1876 - August 7, 1935) was an American actor. He appeared on the stage for several years and then became an early movie star.

Salisbury was a matinee idol. He began his acting career on the stage in 1898, appearing in numerous romantic leads. He also appeared in five Broadway productions. He was in 42 silent movies between 1914 and 1922, working frequently with director Cecil B. DeMille. Salisbury, who appeared in several western movies, also appeared in two talkies, in 1929 and 1930.

After his career was at an end, Salisbury died at a mental hospital from a fractured skull sustained during a fall.

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