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James Farley (actor)

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James Farley
Farley in 1922
Born(1882-01-08)January 8, 1882
Waldron, Arkansas, United States
DiedOctober 12, 1947(1947-10-12) (aged 65)
Pacoima, California, United States
Years active1916–1947

James Farley, (January 8, 1882 – October 12, 1947) was an American character actor of the silent and sound film eras.


Born in Waldron, Arkansas in 1882, Farley made his film debut in the 1916 silent film Sins of Her Parent.[1] During his thirty-year film career he appeared in over 200 films and film shorts, including over 175 feature films.[2] Farley worked right up until his death; his final film was released after his death, 1948's Man from Texas. The production of the film ended in early June 1947,[3] and Farley died shortly after, on October 12, 1947, in Pacoima, California.[4]


(Per AFI database)[2]


  1. ^ "Sins of Her Parent". American Film Institute. Retrieved January 6, 2015.
  2. ^ a b "James Farley". American Film Institute. Retrieved January 6, 2015.
  3. ^ "Man from Texas". American Film Institute. Retrieved January 6, 2015.
  4. ^ "James Farley, biography". AllMovie. Retrieved January 6, 2015.
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