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Dick Sutherland

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Dick Sutherland
Sutherland in 1922
Archibald Thomas Johnson

(1881-12-23)December 23, 1881
DiedFebruary 3, 1934(1934-02-03) (aged 52)
Resting placeInglewood Park Cemetery
Years active1921–1932

Dick Sutherland (born Archibald Thomas Johnson, December 23, 1881 – February 3, 1934) was an American film actor, active mostly during the silent film era.[1] Born in Benton, Kentucky, in 1881, Sutherland appeared in more than 70 films between 1921 and 1932.[2] Sutherland died at his home in Hollywood, California, from a heart attack, at the age of 52.[2][3] He was survived by his wife, Verba, and three sons, Harry, Everett, and Lester.[3] He is interred at Inglewood Park Cemetery.[2] His distinctive facial features were a result of acromegaly.[4]

Partial filmography

Sutherland (center) with Mildred Davis and Harold Lloyd (in water), A Sailor-Made Man (1921)
Sutherland (center) with Mildred Davis and Harold Lloyd (in water), A Sailor-Made Man (1921)


  1. ^ George A. Katchmer (2002). A Biographical Dictionary of Silent Film Western Actors and Actresses. McFarland. p. 365. ISBN 978-0-786-44693-3.
  2. ^ a b c Allan R. Ellenberger (2001). Celebrities in Los Angeles Cemeteries: A Directory. McFarland. p. 181. ISBN 978-0-786-40983-9.
  3. ^ a b "DICK SUTHERLAND.; Character Actor of Stage and Screen Was 55,". timesmachine.nytimes.com. February 6, 1934. Retrieved October 13, 2021.
  4. ^ Dick Sutherland at lordheath.com
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