Clarence Geldert – Hollywood Actor

Clarence Geldert

Clarence Geldert – Hollywood Actor

This famous New Brunswicker was born June 9, 1865. He was an actor and director. Having a successful Hollywood career, Clarence Geldert acted in numerous films spanning several decades. His acting debut was in the film “The Hostage” (1917), followed by roles in “Believe Me Xantippe” (1918) and “The Lottery Man” (1919). He also appeared alongside Gloria Swanson in the comedy “Why Change Your Wife?” (1920), and acted in “The Great Moment” (1921) and “Rent Free” (1922). 

Throughout the 1920s, Clarence Geldert continued to act in films such as “Adam’s Rib” (1923), “Oh, Doctor!” (1924) with Reginald Denny, and “The Bandit’s Baby” (1925). He also appeared in the western “Sioux Blood” (1929) with Tim McCoy. 

Clarence Geldert

As his career progressed, Geldert continued to act in several films, including the westerns “The Telegraph Trail” (1933) with John Wayne, “The Lone Avenger” (1933) with Ken Maynard, and “Rusty Rides Alone” (1933) with Tim McCoy. He also acted in “The Man Trailer” (1934) with Buck Jones and “Jungle Bride” (1933).

Clarence Geldert’s final acting credit was in the mystery film “Go Get ‘Em Haines” (1936) with Sheila Terry. Sadly, he passed away in May 1935 at the age of 70. 

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