Yale Boss
Date of Birth
Oct 18, 1899
Birth Place:
Utica, NY


One of the screen's first child stars, New York-born Yale Boss looked like everyone's idea of a mischievous urchin. Already a stage veteran when making his screen debut in Thanhouser's The Actor's Children (1910), Boss had earlier appeared on Broadway opposite European dance sensation Mlle. Geneé in The Silver Star. He didn't remain with Thanhouser for long, however, signing instead with the...