Jack Curtis
Date of Birth
May 28, 1880
Birth Place:
San Francisco, CA


A heavyweight presence during most of the silent era, 6'2," 225-pound, black-haired, mustachioed Jack Curtis entered films in 1915 after a varied career in musical comedy and vaudeville, where, according to at least one report, he directed his own shows. Usually cast as a dyed-in-the-wool villain, Curtis could also play the heroine's kindly father and was busiest in the 1920s. Perhaps most...