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Hobart Van Zandt Bosworth, American actor.

Background

Bosworth, Hobart Van Zandt was born on August 11, 1867 in Marietta, Ohio, United States. Son of Daniel Perkins and Clara Mumford (Van Zandt) Bosworth.

Education

1 son, George Hobart.

Career

With McKee-Rankin Stock Company, Sanitary Francisco, 1885, later with Mistress D. P. Bowers & Company. In Mexico with Hermann, the magician, and for 10 years with the Augustin Daly Stock Company, New York. Spent 9 years, in Colorado and the Southwest.

Became identified with motion pictures, 1909, as actor, later writer of scenarios and director. President Bosworth Company, which made a specialty of Jack London’s stories. Produced tabloid version of London’s Sea Wolf, in vaudeville, 1917.

Screen plays; Behind the Door. His Own Law; The Cup of Life. Foolish Wives; Blind Hearts.

The Eternal Three; Captain January. Hearts of Oak; Winds of Chance. My Son; Far Cry, etc.

In sound pictures and the radio.

Membership

Clubs: The Players (New York).

Connections

Married Cecile Kibre, December 22, 1920.

father:
Daniel Perkins Bosworth

mother:
Clara Mumford (Van Zandt) Bosworth

spouse:
Cecile Kibre