David M. Hartford
Date of Birth
Jan 11, 1873
Birth Place:
Rockland, MI


A well-known stage actor/director who had been an associate of the legendary Oliver Morosco for five years, Michigan-born David M. Hartford made an auspicious screen debut in the title role of Captain Kidd (1913), a three-reel Bison presentation. He played Mary Pickford's father in the first screen version of Tess of the Storm Country the following year and would continue to play character roles,...