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|Clyde V Fillmore
|Clyde was a member of the Playgoers Club of Chicago, Illinois in 1915.
In 1916 Clyde was under the tutelage of George M Cohan and a member of The House of Glass production, which
ran from coast to coast and thrust Clyde into a dramatic role.
The 1919 Universal production of "The Woman in the Plot" a story about the Paris Grand Prix, featuring Una
Trevelyn, Sam De Grasse, Clyde Fillmore and Maud George was based on the original novel, "Clothes and
Treachery" by Baron De Meyer. The film was put on hold and returned in a different format in 1920 as
"The Devil's Passkey".
He was in a supporting role in the 1919 movie "Fire Flingers" starring Rupert Julian.
Also in a supporting role was a popular actress Jane Novak
In his first movie, "The Millionaire Pirate" he was cast as Robert Spur, with leading lady Ruth Clifford.
In the 1920 movie "A City Sparrow", Ethel Clayton starred alongside Clyde Fillmore, who was cast as David Muir.
She was also with Clyde in "The Ladder of Lies" and "Sham" in 1921.
Clyde was opposite boy actor, Lewis Sargent in the 1920 production "The Soul of Youth.
Mary Miles Minter played opposite Clyde in "Nurse Marjorie".
Pauline Frederick was his next leading lady in the 1921 movie, "Sting of the Lash".
In the 1923 "The Love Pirate" he appeared with vixen Carmel Myers.
Grace Darmond was the next star opposite Clyde in "The Midnight Guest".
On February 09, 1924, Clyde replaced Edward Everett Horton as a stock player at the Fulton in San Francisco.
The 1924 production of Moonlight Follies, directed by King Baggott featured Marie Prevost in her first
In the 1926 production play, "Just Life", Marjorie Rambeau was included in the cast.
In 1935 Clyde and his wife, Lea Penman while they were in New York worked with a local talent school teaching
voice. Afterwards under the insistence of some of the students that were in their class, they started their own
school. One of those students was Marjorie Lord.
In the 1939 production of Too Many Girls, Manuelito was played by Desi Arnaz, his debut on Broadway.
When Clyde Fillmore appeared in plays at the Fulton Theater his leading lady was usually Ruth Renick
Other notable people as the Fulton Players in San Francisco: Rex Cherryman, Norman Field, Frank Darien,
V. Talbot Henderson, Helen Audiffred, Lea Penman, Marie Dunkle, Marie Baker, Raymond Northcutt, James
Gleason, Gladys Knorr, Emilie Melville, June McCormick, Ralph Kline, George P Webster and Hugh Knox.
In the 1942 movie, "Unholy Partners", Clyde was in the supporting cast of the lead actor, Edward G Robinson