J. Warren Kerrigan
Date of Birth
Jun 25, 1879
Birth Place:
Louisville, KY

Biography

Although rather effete in appearance, J. Warren Kerrigan became a star as a leading man of outdoor melodramas and Westerns, and by 1914, was America's most popular screen actor. Prior to his film debut in 1909, Kerrigan had been a stage juvenile in such successes as Brown of Harvard and The Road to Yesterday. He signed a contract with the Chicago-based Essanay Co. and was one of the first actors...