Wilbur Higby (Wilbur Higby Jones)

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Meridian, Mississippi, USA
Prior to acting on stage, Higby played professional baseball in Grand Rapids. Higby played stock with Otis Skinner, Wilton Lackaye and Marguerite Clark before entering films with Universal in 1914. Higby played on screen with Douglas Fairbanks and worked with Elmer Clifton and W. Christy Cabanne. He acted throughout the 1920s, often playing the father of the film heroine. Higby died of a heart attack. Read more...