J. Farrell MacDonald biography

J. Farrell MacDonald

Actor, Film actor

1875 – 1952

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Who was J. Farrell MacDonald?

Joseph Farrell MacDonald was an American character actor and director. He played supporting roles and occasional leads. MacDonald, who was sometimes billed as "John Farrell Macdonald", "J.F. Mcdonald" and "Joseph Farrell Macdonald" as well other variations, appeared as an actor in over 325 movies over a 41 year career from 1911 to 1951, and directed forty-four silent films from 1912 to 1917.

MacDonald was the principal director of L. Frank Baum's Oz Film Manufacturing Company, and he can frequently be seen in the films of Frank Capra, Preston Sturges and, especially, John Ford.

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Born
Jun 6, 1875
Waterbury
Also known as
  • Farrell MacDonald
  • J. Farrel MacDonald
  • John Farrell MacDonald
  • J. Farrell Macdonald
  • J. Farrell McDonald
  • J. Farrel McDonald
  • J.F. McDonald
  • J.Farrell Macdonald
  • MacDonald
  • J. Farrell Mac Donald
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Aug 2, 1952
Hollywood

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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