Edwin McKim

Actor, Film director

1868 – 1942

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Who was Edwin McKim?

Samuel Edwin McKim was an actor and director of American silent films.

McKim is probably best known as the father of actress Ann Dvorak, born during his marriage to silent film actress Anna Lehr. After Lehr and McKim divorced in 1920, Dvorak did not see McKim for 14 years, finally locating him after she began a public search.

He directed films for Lubin Manufacturing Company, among others.

McKim died in Philadelphia on March 31, 1942.

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Born
Oct 31, 1868
Also known as
  • Samuel Edwin McKim
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  • United States of America
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Died
Mar 31, 1942
Philadelphia

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on July 23, 2013

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