Harry A. Pollard
Date of Birth
Jan 23, 1879

Biography

Stage actor/director Harry A. Pollard inaugurated his film career at the Selig studios in 1912. At first, Pollard concentrated on acting; among his more famous roles was the title character in Uncle Tom's Cabin (1913), for which he donned none-too-convincing blackface makeup. Switching to directing in 1916, he helmed a number of major productions for Universal studios, including the lavish 1927...