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Jack Pickford

Born 18 August 1895 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, as John Smith.
Died 3 January 1933 in Paris, France, of multiple neuritis.

Brother of actress Mary Pickford and actress Lottie Pickford.
Married actress Olive Thomas, 25 October 1916; until her death, 10 September 1920.
Married actress Marilyn Miller, 30 July 1922; divorced, June 1927.
Married Mary Mulhern, 12 August 1930; until his death.

Jack Pickford began motion pictures work as a child actor, due to his sister Mary’s stardom. He appeared in Biograph films for director D.W. Griffith, and went on in adulthood with a moderately successful but brief career as a leading man.

References: Whitfield-Pickford pp. 8, 9.

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