~Elliott Dexter~

Born: March 29, 1870 in Galveston, Texas, USA
Died: June 23, 1941 in Amityville, New York, USA
~Silent Filmography~
Stella Maris (1925) .... John Risca
The Verdict (1925) .... Lawyer
Wasted Lives (1925)
Capital Punishment (1925) .... Gordon Harrington
This Verdict (1925)
The Triflers (1924) .... Peter Noyes
The Age of Innocence (1924) .... Newland Archer
The Fast Set (1924) .... Richard
Hello, 'Frisco (1924) (as Elliot Dexter)
For Woman's Favor (1924) .... Howard Fiske
The Spitfire (1924) .... Douglas Kenyon
By Divine Right (1924) .... Austin Farrol
... aka The Way Men Love
Flaming Youth (1923) .... Dr. Bobs
Adam's Rib (1923) .... Prof. Nathan Reade
The Common Law (1923) .... José Querida
Broadway Gold (1923) .... Eugene Durant
Only 38 (1923) .... Professor Charles Giddings
An Old Sweetheart of Mine (1923) .... John Craig, as an adult
Souls for Sale (1923) ...  Himself - Celebrity Actor (uncredited)
Enter Madame (1922) .... Gerald Fitzgerald
The Hands of Nara (1922) .... Emlen Claveloux
Grand Larceny (1922) .... John Annixter
Don't Tell Everything (1921) .... Harvey Gilroy
Forever (1921) .... Monsieur Pasquier
... aka Peter Ibbetson
The Affairs of Anatol (1921) .... Max Runyon
... aka A Prodigal Knight (UK)
The Witching Hour (1921) .... Jack Brookfield
Something to Think About (1920) .... David Markely
Behold My Wife (1920) .... Richard Armour
A Daughter of the Wolf (1919) .... Robert Draly ... Movie Still Code: L293-X
For Better, for Worse (1919) .... Dr. Edward Meade
Maggie Pepper (1919) .... Joe Holbrook
Don't Change Your Husband (1919) .... James Denby Porter
The Squaw Man (1918) .... Jim Wynnegate
Women's Weapons (1918) .... Nicholas Elliot
... aka Woman's Weapons (USA: copyright title)
The Girl Who Came Back (1918) .... State Senator George Bayard
... aka The Woman Who Came Back (USA: review title)
We Can't Have Everything (1918) .... Jim Dyckman
Old Wives for New (1918) .... Charles Murdock
The Whispering Chorus (1918) .... George Coggeswell
Woman and Wife (1918) .... Edward Rochester
... aka The Lifted Cross
Vengeance Is Mine (1917) .... Dr. Smith
The Eternal Temptress (1917) .... Harry Althrop
Sylvia of the Secret Service (1917) .... Curtis Prescott
The Rise of Jenny Cushing (1917) .... Donelson Meigs
Stranded in Arcady (1917) .... Donald Prime
The Inner Shrine (1917) .... Marquis de Bienville
A Romance of the Redwoods (1917) .... 'Black' Brown, Road Agent
The Tides of Barnegat (1917) .... Dr. John Cavendish
Castles for Two (1917) .... Brian O'Neil
Lost and Won (1917) .... Walter Crane
The Plow Girl (1916) .... John Stoddard
The Lash (1916) .... Warren Harding
The Victory of Conscience (1916) .... Prince Dimitri Karitzin
Public Opinion (1916) .... Gordon Graham
An International Marriage (1916) .... John Oglesby
The American Beauty (1916) .... Paul Keith
The Heart of Nora Flynn (1916) .... Nolan
Daphne and the Pirate (1916) .... Philip de Mornay
Diplomacy (1916/I) .... Julian Beauclerc
The Masqueraders (1915) .... David Remon
Helene of the North (1915) .... Pierre
Elliott Dexter was a matinee idol and one of the screen’s most prominent leading men in the silent
motion picture era. Born in Galveston, Texas, he devoted his early career to the stage and served as
leading man for silent film actress Marie Doro, to whom he was once married.

He appeared in pictures alongside notable stars Clara Bow, Beverly Bayne, Milton Sills, Colleen
Moore, Kathlyn Williams and Guy Oliver. Among his starring roles were “The Squaw Man” (1918),
“Don’t Change Your Husband” (1919), “For Better, for Worse” (1919), “Something to Think About”
(1920) and “Capital Punishment” (1925) — many of them under the direction of Cecil B. DeMille.
DeMille directed Dexter in 11 film marriages and Dexter's real-life marriage to Avlin Untermeyer was
held in the DeMille home.

After scoring in many silent hits, Dexter went into production for Grand-Asher Pictures and starred
in a series known as Elliott Dexter Productions, the first of which was “The Common Law.”

According to the New York Times, he died in the Brunswick Home in Amityville, N.Y.

— Los Angeles Times June 25, 1941
~Los Angeles Times, 1941~
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