James Neill
Date of Birth
Sep 29, 1860
Birth Place:
Savannah, GA


A dignified stage actor who had earned accolades for The Senator, a play apparently written especially for him, James Neill entered films in the early 1910s with the pioneering Jesse J. Lasky Company (later Paramount). A top supporting actor in the early silent era, Neill portrayed Louis XIII to Murdock MacQuarrie's Richelieu (1914), played General Warren in the first version of William de Mille's...