Jack Wagner (Jackson Wagner)

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Los Angeles, California, USA
Jack Wagner was among the legions of unsung writers of the silent film era who pioneered the art of comedy construction from staging car chases in Keystone Kops shorts to sight gags, pratfalls and later comedy bits for A-list actors in sound films.

Born on May 20, 1891, in Los Angeles, Jack was one of four brothers -- all of whom worked in the motion picture business -- born to William and Edith Wagner. Read more...