W.B. Clarke
Date of Birth
Sep 27, 1886
Birth Place:
Jersey City, NJ

Biography

As Thomas Lincoln in Abraham Lincoln (1924), this tall (reportedly 6'1") actor from the stage had begun his professional career as a supernumerary at the Metropolitan Opera. A well-respected Broadway star who had appeared in such successes as Brown of Harvard, On Trial, and opposite Sir Guy Bates Post in The Masquerader, Clarke made only sporadic film appearances and mostly in routine potboilers....