Herbert Brenon
Date of Birth
Jan 13, 1880
Birth Place:
Dublin, Ireland


Brenon came to the States as a teenager and was acting on stage in the 1900s. He began writing scripts for Carl Laemmle in 1909, and in 1912 he wrote, directed, and acted in All for Her. An admired director throughout the silent era, Brenon's notable triple-threat work of the teens includes Ivanhoe and the Theda Bara drama The Two Orphans. Brenon also directed Bara in The Kreutzer Sonata, The...