Walter James
Date of Birth
Jun 03, 1882
Birth Place:
Chattanooga, TN

Biography

A tall Irish type, Walter James offered at least two unforgettable portrayals in the late silent era: as Mary Pickford's gentle policeman father in Little Annie Rooney (1925) bestowing good cheer and sage advice to all and sundry in his downtrodden Lower Eastside precinct; and even more imposing, as Harold Lloyd's bearish sheriff father in The Kid Brother (1927). James became a semi-regular member...