BirthdayAugust 15, 1943
BirthplaceLos Angeles, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About King Baggot

    Full name: King Baggot
    Also known as: King Baggot, Baggot, King
    Professions: Cinematographer, Camera Department, Director
    Occupation: Director

  2. King Baggot Known for

    Revenge of the Nerds (1984), The Last Starfighter (1984), Vice Versa (1988), Cheech and Chong's Next Movie (1980)

  3. King Baggot Death information

    Died: Sunday, 11th of July, 1948 (Age: 4)

  4. King Baggot Biography

    William King Baggot (November 7, 1879 – July 11, 1948) was an American actor, director and screenwriter. He was an internationally famous movie star of the silent era. The first individually publicized leading man in America, Baggot was referred to as "King of the Movies," "The Most Photographed Man in the World" and "The Man Whose Face Is As Familiar As The Man In The Moon."Baggot appeared in at least 269 motion pictures from 1909 to 1947; wrote 18 screenplays; and directed 45 movies from 1912 to 1928, including The Lie (1912), Raffles (1925) and The House of Scandal (1928). He also directed William S. Hart in his most famous western, Tumbleweeds (1925).Among his movie appearances, he was best known for The Scarlet Letter (1911), Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1913), and Ivanhoe (1913), which was filmed on location in Wales.

  5. King Baggot Family

    Spouse: Ruth Constantine

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