Robert Anderson
Date of Birth
Jul 22, 1890


A major character star of the silent era, brawny Robert Anderson (born Andersen) hailed from Delaware and not Odense, Denmark, as his official bios claimed. Discovered by D.W. Griffith, Anderson made quite an impact as the comical M'Sieur Cuckoo in the World War I melodrama Hearts of the World (1918), which some critics felt he stole outright from nominal leads Lillian Gish and Robert Harron....