Bert Lytell, American actor, director. Served in central infantry, Officers Camp McArthur, Waco, Texas, World War I.; Member United Service Organizations Camp Shows, American Theatre Wing; Club: Lambs.
Lytell, Bert was born on February 24, 1887 in New York City. Son of William H. and Blanche (Mortimer.
L.; student Upper Canada College, Toronto.
Early training in stock companies, Albany and Rochester (New York), San Francisco. First Broadway appearance with Marie Dressler. Played in Mary’s Ankle.
Motion pictures include The Lone Wolf, Boston Blackie, Alias Jimmy Valentine, The Right of Way. Starred in vaudeville in The Valiant. Returned to Broadway in Brothers, The Church Mouse.
The First Legion (also producer). Margin for Error, Lady in the Dark, The Wind is 90, I Like it Here. Master of ceremonies Philco television theater.
Was original Father Barbour in television show One Man’s Family.
Served in central infantry, Officers Camp McArthur, Waco, Texas, World War I. Member United Service Organizations Camp Shows, American Theatre Wing. Club: Lambs.