George Hackathorne
Date of Birth
Feb 13, 1896
Birth Place:
Pendleton, OR

Biography

A pleasant-looking, dark-haired young actor from Oregon, George Hackathorne played Sid Sawyer opposite Jack Pickford's Tom in both Tom Sawyer (1917) and Huck and Tom (1918), personally chosen for the role by Jack's powerful sister Mary, who also cast the young ex-vaudevillian as Amarilly's brother in her own Amarilly of Clotheline Alley (1918). Hackathorne later played the title role in the 1922...