Monte Blue

Actor, Stuntman, Script clerk
Born: 01/11/1887 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

Filmography

Actor (20)

Apache 1954 (Movie)

Geronimo (Actor)

The Last Posse 1953 (Movie)

Kane (Actor)

Key Largo 1948 (Movie)

(Actor)

Life With Father 1947 (Movie)

(Actor)

Possessed 1947 (Movie)

Norris (Actor)

Passage to Marseille 1944 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Mask of Dimitrios 1944 (Movie)

(Actor)

Across the Pacific 1941 (Movie)

(Actor)

Road to Morocco 1941 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Palm Beach Story 1941 (Movie)

(Actor)

Texas Rangers Ride Again 1940 (Movie)

(Actor)

Juarez 1939 (Movie)

Lerdo de Tajada (Actor)

Dodge City 1938 (Movie)

Barlow (Actor)

Geronimo 1938 (Movie)

Interpreter (Actor)

Born to the West 1937 (Movie)

(Actor)

Souls at Sea 1936 (Movie)

(Actor)

Mary of Scotland 1935 (Movie)

(Actor)

Lives of a Bengal Lancer 1934 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Affairs of Anatol 1921 (Movie)

(Actor)

Intolerance 1916 (Movie)

(Actor)

Relationships

Lousetta Blue

Mother

Betty Blue

Wife
Married from 1959 until his death 1963

Erma Blue

Wife
First wife Divorced in 1923

William Blue

Father
was a scout for William F. Cody also had served in the army during the Civil War died c. 1895

Richard Blue

Son
died in 1962

Tove Blue

Granddaughter

Tove Danor

Wife
Appeared in the Ziegfeld Follies Met when she was an extra on "Orphans of the Storm" Married in 1924 until her death in 1956

Barbara Holter

Daughter
mother, Tove Danor survived him

Milestones

1923

Put under contract by Warner Bros.

1922

Starred opposite Mae Murray in "Peacock Alley"

1921

Appeared in both "The Affairs of Anatole" (for DeMille) and "Orphans of the Storm" (for Griffith)

1918

Acted in "Squaw Man", directed by Cecil B, DeMille

1916

Worked as a stuntman and assistant to Griffith on "Intolerance"; received first on screen credit

1915

Film debut as an extra in "The Birth of a Nation"

1901

At age 14, left the Orphans Home and went to work at the Indianapolis News

1895

After father's death, sent to live at the Soldiers' and Sailors' Orphans Home in Knightstown, Indiana

Variously employed as a steel worker, coal miner, cattle ranch hand, circus performer, lumberjack and sailor

While working as a day laborer, became involved in a dispute and fought with three men; director D.W. Griffith reportedly witnessed the altercation and was impressed enough to hire Blue as a stuntman

Switched jobs and was hired by a railroad company; worked as a fireman until injured at aage 18 in a train wreck

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