Maurice Costello

22nd February, 1877 (Age: 140) · Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

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Maurice George Costello (February 22, 1877 – October 29,

1950)[1] was an American prominent vaudeville actor of the late 1890s and early

1900s, who later played a principal role in early American films, as both a

leading man, supporting player and a director.

Costello was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Irish

immigrants Ellen and Thomas Costello. He appeared in his first motion picture

in 1905, in which he had the honour of appearing in the first serious film to

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