Marc McDermott (Marcus McDermott)

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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
Marc McDermott was born Marcus McDermott (also misspelled as MacDermott after 1916), in Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia, on July 24, 1881. His father Patrick McDermott and mother Annie Massey McDermott were born in Ireland. His only sibling, younger sister May, was also born in Australia. He received his education at the Jesuit College in Sydney. When Marc was 15, his father died and he joined an acting troupe to support his mother and little sister. In 1897, he was discovered by the illustrious stage actor George Rignold and then by Mrs. Patrick Campbell in London. Read more...


Character: Sir John Killigrew

The Sea Hawk 1924

Character: Count von Rhaden

Flesh and the Devil 1926

Character: Col. Patterson

Glorious Betsy 1928