Gilbert M. Anderson
Date of Birth
Mar 21, 1882
Birth Place:
Little Rock, AR

Biography

Gilbert Anderson is best remembered as the first western movie hero, "Bronco Billy" (originally spelled Broncho Billy). He directed and starred in almost 400 Bronco Billy films over a seven year period, but Anderson was also a key figure in the development of American films as entertainment. Before begining his illustrious career in the cinema, Anderson worked as a traveling salesman. An aspiring...