Joseph de Grasse
Filmmaker Joseph de Grasse was a director of silent actioners and melodramas. He was born in Canada and is the older brother of Sam De Grasse. Before his acting debut in 1910 de Grasse had been a journalist and theatrical thespian. He turned to directing in the teens, and after the mid 1920s he began acting again for a time.
~Sandra Brennan, All Movie Guide