Biography

American actor John Gilbert (born John Cecil Pringle) was one of the biggest stars of the Silent films era. His career subsequently significantly waned during the first years of the sound era.

American actor John Gilbert (born John Cecil Pringle) was one of the biggest stars of the Silent films era. His career subsequently significantly waned during the first years of the sound era.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 57

Birthday 1897-07-10

Day of Death 1936-01-09

Place of Birth Logan, Utah, USA

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Also Known As

  • John Cecil Pringle
  • Jack Gilbert

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2003 Complicated Women as Himself (archive footage)
1990 The Divine Garbo as (archive footage)
1986 Greta Garbo: The Temptress and the Clown as (archive footage)
1963 Hollywood Without Make-Up
1944 Twenty Years After
1934 The Captain Hates the Sea as Steve Bramley
1934 Hollywood on Parade No. B-1
1933 Queen Christina as Antonio
1933 Fast Workers as Gunner Smith
1932 Downstairs as Karl Schneider
1931 West of Broadway as Jerry Stevens
1931 The Phantom of Paris as Chéri-Bibi
1931 Wir schalten um auf Hollywood as Himself
1931 Gentleman's Fate as Giacomo Tomasulo, a.k.a. Jack Thomas
1930 Way for a Sailor as Jack
1930 Redemption as Fedya Protasoff
1929 The Hollywood Revue of 1929 as Himself / Romeo
1929 His Glorious Night as Captain Kovacs
1929 Desert Nights as Hugh Rand
1928 A Woman of Affairs as Neville Holderness
1928 Show People as Himself (uncredited)
1928 The Masks of the Devil as Baron Reiner
1928 The Cossacks as Lukashka
1927 Love as Capt. Count Alexei Vronsky
1927 Man, Woman and Sin as Albert Whitcomb
1927 Twelve Miles Out as Jerry Fay
1927 The Show as Cock Robin
1926 Flesh and the Devil as Leo von Harden
1926 Bardelys the Magnificent as Bardelys
1926 La Bohème as Rodolphe
1925 Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ as Chariot Race Spectator (uncredited)
1925 The Big Parade as James 'Jim' Apperson
1925 The Merry Widow as Prince Danilo Petrovich
1925 1925 Studio Tour as Himself
1924 He Who Gets Slapped as Bezano
1924 The Snob as Eugene Curry
1924 The Wolf Man as Gerald Stanley
1923 Cameo Kirby as Cameo Kirby
1923 The Exiles as Henry Holcombe
1923 While Paris Sleeps as Dennis O'Keefe
1922 Monte Cristo as Edmond Dantes, Count of Monte Cristo
1921 Ladies Must Live as The Gardener
1920 The Great Redeemer as (uncredited)
1919 Should a Woman Tell? as The Villain
1919 Heart o' the Hills as Gray Pendleton (as Jack Gilbert)
1919 A Little Brother of the Rich
1919 The Man Beneath as James Bassett (as Jack Gilbert)
1919 The Busher as Jim Blair (as Jack Gilbert)
1918 Wedlock as Granger Hollister (as Jack Gilbert)
1917 Golden Rule Kate as The Heller
1917 The Hater of Men as Billy Williams (as Jack Gilbert)
1917 The Dark Road as Cedric Constable (as Jack Gilbert)
1917 Princess of the Dark as 'Crip' Halloran (as Jack Gilbert)
1916 Civilization as Extra (uncredited)
1916 The Aryan as (uncredited)
1916 Hell's Hinges as Rowdy Townsman (uncredited)
1915 The Coward as A Young Virginian (uncredited)

Writing

1932 Downstairs Story
1920 The Great Redeemer Adaptation

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