Ford Sterling
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1883
Birth Place:
LaCrosse, WI


Born George Ford Stitch, he ran away from home as a teenager and joined the circus, appearing as Keno, the Boy Clown. He did much work in vaudeville and on the legitimate stage before joining up with filmmaker Mack Sennett in 1911. He became one of the principal players of the early Keystone comedies, appearing in scores of shorts; he often played comic villains, and was also featured as Chief...