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Spottiswoode Aitken
(same as Spottiswood Aitken and Spottiswoode Aiken)

Born 16 April 1868 in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom, as Frank Spottiswoode Aitken.
Died 26 February 1933 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Married Marion Dana Jones.

Spottiswoode Aitken worked for Lubin Manufacturing Company (circa 1911), for Klaw & Erlanger (circa 1914), for Reliance Motion Picture Corporation (circa 1914 through circa 1916), the Majestic Motion Picture Company (circa 1914 through circa 1915), The Fine Arts Film Company (circa 1916 through 1917), and the American Film Company (circa 1918). He appeared in The Birth of a Nation (1915) as Dr. Cameron and in Intolerance (1916) for D.W. Griffith. A popular freelance character actor, Aitken worked for Fox Film Corporation (circa 1919 through circa 1922), for the William Christy Cabanne Producing Company (circa 1919), for Mary Pickford (circa 1918 through circa 1919), for Maurice Tourneur Productions, Incorporated (circa 1920), for James Oliver Curwood Productions (circa 1920), for Yellowstone Productions (circa 1920), for The Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Incorporated and Universal Pictures Corporation (circa 1919 through circa 1925), for Hunt Stromberg Productions (circa 1924), for Famous Players-Lasky Corporation (circa 1924), for Art Finance Corporation (circa 1925), and for Barsky (circa 1925).

References: Slide-FineArts pp. 64, 100, 116, 167, 168, 170, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 179, 204 : Website-IMDb; Website-Wikipedia.

 
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