C. Norman Hammond
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1878
Birth Place:
San Jose, CA

Biography

Tall, heavyset supporting actor C. Norman Hammond (the initial stood for "Charles") had appeared in stock opposite Bertha Kalich and Amelia Bingham prior to entering films with the new Jersey-based Eclair company in 1911. Acting for producer Thomas Ince in the 1910s, Hammond usually portrayed heavies but could also play the heroine's father or the "other man." He left films in 1922 in favor of the...