Sunday 22 January 2017

Tom Ricketts

Born: 15 January 1853, London, England, UK
Died: 20 January 1939, Hollywood, California, USA
Tom Ricketts was an actor, writer and director of silent films and a mainly bit-part player during the sound era. He was said to have directed the first film to be made in Hollywood and was a very well respected Shakespearean actor on stage.
Secrets of the Night (1924) as Jerry Hammond (Credited as Thomas Ricketts)
Tom Ricketts is on the left, with Arthur Thalasso.

Skirt Shy (1929) as Edgar, the old beau

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