John Webb Dillon
Date of Birth
Feb 06, 1877
Birth Place:
London, England

Biography

A darkly handsome actor from England, John Webb Dillon was a matinee idol with the Steinach-Hards stock company in Westchester, NY, before entering the pioneering film industry with Biograph, Edison, and Thanhouser, in the very early 1910s. Typecast as a smooth villain, Dillon played the Sheriff of Nothingham to William Russell's Robin Hood (1913) and was Tybalt to Theda Bara's Juliet in Romeo and...