Harry McRae
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1876
Birth Place:
Canada

Biography

A former stage actor and, he later claimed, a Royal Mounted Police officer, Canadian-born Henry (Harry) MaCrae began his screen career directing early matinee-idol Hobart Bosworth for Colonel Selig in 1913. MacCrae switched to Bison/Universal soon after and assisted "Uncle" Carl Laemmle in his historical power struggle with entrepreneurial producer Pat Powers. Laemmle rewarded him with the (mostly...