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Phil Dunham

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Phil Dunham
At center holding Alice Howell in Good Night, Nurse (1920)
Born(1885-04-23)April 23, 1885
London, England, United Kingdom
DiedSeptember 5, 1972(1972-09-05) (aged 87)
Los Angeles, California, United States

Phil Dunham (1885 - 1972) was an American actor and screenwriter.


Born in London, England, Dunham had a career that spanned silent films and "talkies".[1][2] His screenplays include several films with African American casts.

He had leading roles in Cameo Comedies.[3] He died in Los Angeles, California.

Partial filmography




  1. ^ a b c d "Phil Dunham".
  2. ^ Lentz, Harris M. (June 12, 1996). Western and Frontier Film and Television Credits 1903-1995: Section I. Actors and actresses. Section II. Directors, Producers, and Writers. McFarland. ISBN 9780786402175 – via Google Books.
  3. ^ Walker, Brent E. (January 13, 2010). Mack Sennett's Fun Factory: A History and Filmography of His Studio and His Keystone and Mack Sennett Comedies, with Biographies of Players and Personnel. McFarland. ISBN 9780786457076 – via Google Books.
  4. ^ "Gang Smashers".
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