Sol Lesser
Date of Birth
Feb 17, 1890
Birth Place:
Spokane, WA


Born in a tent in Spokane, Washington, producer Sol Lesser was six weeks old when his family moved to San Francisco. Not long after the 1906 earthquake, Lesser's father got out of the candy-store business in favor of the burgeoning nickelodeon industry. Lesser followed his father's footsteps, eventually running his own theatre chain and distribution center. With the 1919 Mack Sennett feature...