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Creighton Hale

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Creighton Hale (May 24, 1882 - August 9, 1965), born as Patrick Hale FitzGerald in County Cork, Ireland, was an American movie actor who worked in the silent film era. While starring in Charles Frohman's Broadway production of Indian Summer, Hale was spotted by a representative of the Pathe Film Company. His first movie was The Exploits of Elaine. Since he rise to stardom, Hale starred in hit films such as Way Down East, Orphans of the Storm, and The Cat and the Canary. When talkies came about, his career didn't hold up. He had very small roles in other major talking films such as Larceny, Inc., The Maltese Falcon and Casablanca. His final film was the 1949 Bette Davis vehicle, Beyond the Forest.

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  • Born: May 24, 1882
  • Died: August 9, 1965 (Aged 83)

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