Louis King
Date of Birth
Jun 28, 1898
Birth Place:
Christiansburg, VA

Biography

The younger brother of film director Henry King, Louis King entered movies in 1919 as a character actor. Specializing in villains and blusterers, King alternated his billing between Louis King and Lewis King throughout the silent era. In 1927, he followed his brother's lead by turning director, churning out several westerns and melodramas at FBO Studios (later RKO). Most of his talking pictures...