Bobby Vernon (Sylvion de Jardin)

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Chicago, Illinois, USA
Bobby Vernon was born in the U.S. in 1897, was trained in Vaudeville and became a talented comic in the silent era. He began working in 1913, appearing in Lon Chaney's Almost an Actress (1913) and later worked for Mack Sennett, who teamed him up with young Gloria Swanson in 9 comedies between 1916 and 1917, most memorably in Teddy at the Throttle (1917), which also co-starred Wallace Beery, Gloria Swanson's husband, off-screen.

When the sound era arrived, he starred in three more films and retired to be a writer and comedy supervisor at Paramount for W.C. Read more...


Character: Baird's Assistant

Make Me a Star 1932

Character: Actor 'Teddy at the Throttle'

Hollywood 1980