Elliott Dexter
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1870
Birth Place:
Galveston, TX

Biography

Steadfast silent-film leading man Elliot Dexter was 45 when he gave up vaudeville and the legitimate theatre for the movies. Cutting a dashing figure in tuxedos and smoking jackets, Dexter gained popularity as the urbane hero of many a Cecil B. DeMille production, starring opposite the likes of Gloria Swanson and Mary Pickford. In 1916 Dexter married actress Marie Doro, but the union didn't last....