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Robert McKim

Selected films of this star available for viewing:

The Disciple (1915)

Hell's Hinges (1916)

The Return of Draw Egan (1916)

The Silent Man (1917)

Blue Blazes Rawden (1918)

Wagon Tracks (1919)

The Mark of Zorro (1920)

Heart's Haven (1922)

Mademoiselle Midnight (1924)

The Torrent (1924)

The Bat (1926)

The Strong Man (1926)

Robert McKim (b. August 26, 1877, in San Jacinto, CA; d. June 4, 1927 Hollywood, CA) Married to stage actresses Dorcas Matthews and Ottie Ardine, Robert got his start at 14 years of age, as a singing and dancing waiter in Chicago. He began a long career on the stage with the Alcazar stock company in San Francisco. In vaudeville, he teamed for many years with Johnny Cantwell and later worked for Triangle Pictures and the Ince Company and was one of the founders of the National Vaudeville Artists. McKim is best remembered as the rival of Douglas Fairbanks in "The Mark of Zorro" (1920). McKim was stricken with a cerebral hemorrhage while on stage in Salt Lake City and brought back to Hollywood where he passed away, leaving his wife Dorcas, and two small children. He resided at 710 North Crescent Drive in Beverly Hills.

Photo and biography courtesy of Tony Luke Scott. The biography is from Mr. Scott's book "The Stars of Hollywood Forever 1901-2006" - http://www.starsofhf.com

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