Charles H. West
Date of Birth
Nov 30, 1885
Birth Place:
Pittsburgh, PA


Although his name remained unknown to moviegoers until the early 1910s, Charles H. West was one of America's earliest screen stars and a valued member of the American Mutoscope and Biograph Company. D.W. Griffith used him constantly in those early years and in Great Britain, where Biograph's self-imposed anonymity didn't play well, they billed him "James McCarthy." On-stage as an actor/manager...