William S. Hart

Dec 6, 1864


William S. Hart was the most popular Western movie hero of the 1910s and the most revered Western movie actor of the silent era -- and oddly enough, that was only his second successful performing career. Born in Newburgh, NY, in 1870 (though his son always insisted it was 1864), he was the son of an itinerant laborer who moved his family to the Dakotas… More


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