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Joseph Cawthorn

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Biography

New York City, New York, USA
Cawthorn made his stage debut in 1872 at the age of four. At nine, he went to England and played in music halls for four years. In 1898, Cawthorn made his debut on Broadway and carried on a successful career for some twenty-five years. Moving to Hollywood in 1927, he began a career as a character actor. Married to stage and screen actress Queenie Vassar, Cawthorn passed away following a stroke in his Beverly Hills home. Read more...

Actor

Character: Keppel - Cafe Owner

Street Girl 1929

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Character: Herman Kemple

Jazz Heaven 1929

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Character: Cornelius Van Horn - Carl's Father

Dixiana 1930

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Character: Dr. Armand de Fontinac

Love Me Tonight 1932

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Character: Hans Uppman

Music in the Air 1934

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Character: Oscar Schmidt

Sweet Adeline 1934

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Character: Herbert Brokman

Twenty Million Sweethearts 1934

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Character: Mr. Julius Ambrose

Lazy River 1934

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Character: Herr Schuman

Naughty Marietta 1935

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Character: Adolph Sr.

Maybe It's Love 1935

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Character: Dr. Ziegfeld

The Great Ziegfeld 1936

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Character: Monsieur Pelerin

One Rainy Afternoon 1936

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Character: Leopold Damrosch

Lillian Russell 1940

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Character: Nicholas Raptis

Scatterbrain 1940

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Character: Leopold Potzloch

So Ends Our Night 1941

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