Ernest Cossart
Date of Birth
Sep 24, 1876
Birth Place:
Cheltenham, England

Biography

After a brief career as a wine-shop clerk, 20-year-old British actor Ernest Cossart made his first stage appearance in 1896. Cossart toured the provinces in stock, then in 1908 settled permanently in the U.S. He made a smattering of silent-film appearances, notably the 1916 serial The Strange Case of Mary Page, but would not turn to movies full-time until 1935. Along with such countrymen as...