Maurice Costello

Actor, Director
Matinee idol, in films from 1909. Costello was often in adaptations of prestigious literary works, most notably "A Tale of Two Cities" (1911). Also known as 'The Dimpled Darling', he was the father of leading ladies ... Read more »
Born: 02/22/1877 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Filmography

Actor (11)

Lady From Louisiana 1940 (Movie)

(Actor)

Andy Hardy Gets Spring Fever (Movie)

Member of Audience (Actor)

Du Barry Was a Lady (Movie)

Passerby (Actor)

Glimpses of the Moon (Movie)

Fred Gillow (Actor)

Here Comes Mr. Jordan (Movie)

Ringsider at Fight (Actor)

Man and Wife (Movie)

Caleb Perkins (Actor)

The Last Alarm (Movie)

Father of a Fireman (Actor)

The Man Who Won (Movie)

(Actor)

Third Finger, Left Hand (Movie)

(Actor)

Virtuous Liars (Movie)

Josiah Wright (Actor)
Other (2)

They Live 1988 (Movie)

first-aid (Other)

Escape From New York 1981 (Movie)

registered nurse (Other)

Biography

Matinee idol, in films from 1909. Costello was often in adaptations of prestigious literary works, most notably "A Tale of Two Cities" (1911). Also known as 'The Dimpled Darling', he was the father of leading ladies Dolores and Helene Costello. The former was once married to John Barrymore.

Relationships

Mae Altschuk

Wife
Born 1882 Died 1929

Drew Barrymore Actor

Great-Grandchild

Dolores Costello

Daughter

Helene Costello

Daughter

Ruth Reeves

Wife

Milestones

1940

Final feature appearace, "Lady From Louisiana"

1936

Appeared in first sound film with "Hollywood Boulevard"

1915

Final directorial effort, "The Evil Men Do"

1914

First collaboration with Roger Gaillord, with whom he co-directed, "Mr. Barnes of New York"

1913

Directorial debut, "Exremities"

1912

Screenwriting debut, "Aunty's Romance"

1908

Film acting debut, "Salome"

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