Edward Alexander

May 2, 1886


Best remembered for playing the pompous Watson Flint in Buster Keaton's feature film debut The Saphead (1920; released on DVD in January 2000), veteran stage actor Edward Alexander had played Sinclaire in the 1913 IMP version of Uncle Tom's Cabin. Although a great favorite of director Cecil B. DeMille, Alexander chose a return to the legitimate stages… More


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