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Wellington A. Playter (1879–1937)

Wellington A. Playter was born on December 9, 1879 in Rawcliffe, England. He was an actor and director, known for Back to God's Country (1919), The County Chairman (1914) and The Wicked Darling (1919). He died on July 15, 1937 in Oakland, California, USA. See full bio »

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Back to God's Country Capt. Rydal
The County Chairman Joseph Whittaker
The Wicked Darling Kent Mortimer
The Eagle's Eye Franz von Rintelen


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 1921 The Golden Snare
'Black' Dawson (as Wellington Playter)
 1919 Back to God's Country
Capt. Rydal (as Wellington Plater)
 1919 In Search of Arcady
Earl of Chamboyne (as Wellington Playter)
 1919 Fool's Gold
John Moore (as Wellington Player)
 1919 Spotlight Sadie
O'Keefe (as Wellington Playter)
 1919 The Littlest Scout
A pacifist (as Wellington Prater)
 1919 The Wicked Darling
Kent Mortimer
 1918 The Struggle Everlasting
Champion Pugilist, aka Bob Dempsey (as Wellington Playter)
 1918 The Eagle's Eye
Franz von Rintelen
 1917 Polly of the Circus
Big Jim, Boss Canvasman
 1917 The Sin Woman
Driver (as Wellington Playter)
 1917 Glory
James Strong (as Wellington Playter)
 1917 The Slave Market
Portugese Joe (as Wellington Playter)
 1916 The Soul of a Child
Her father (as Wellington Playter)
 1916/I The Return (Short)
 1915 What the River Foretold (Short) (as Wellington Playter)
 1915 Pennington's Choice
Jules Blondeau (as Wellington Playter)
 1915 The Queen of Jungle Land (Short)
Philip Blackton (as Wellington Playter)
 1915/I Business Is Business
Vicomte de la Fountenelle (as Wellington Playter)
 1915 Coral
Philip Norton (as Wellington Playter)
 1915 Chasing the Limited (Short)
Clagett (as Wellington)
 1915 A Daughter of the Jungles (Short)
Jack Packard
 1915 The Toll of the Sea (Short)
John Randall
 1915 The Test of a Man (Short)
Jack Arnold (as Weellington Playter)
 1915 The Circus Girl's Romance (Short)
Bruce Barker - Patsy's Father
 1915 The Jungle Queen (Short)
 1915 The Torrent (Short)
Lindsay - an Engineer (as Weellington Playter)
 1915 The Blood of His Brother (Short)
 1915 The War of the Wild (Short)
John Clinton
 1915 The Morals of Marcus
English Vice-Consul
 1914 Mrs. Black Is Back
Tom Larkey
 1914 The Man from Mexico
Prison Warden
 1914 His Last Dollar
Broker (as Wellington Playter)
 1914 The County Chairman
Joseph Whittaker
 1914 Marta of the Lowlands
Manelich - the Shepherd (as Wellington Playter)
 1914 The Lost Paradise
 1914 The Ring and the Man
William Haldane
 1914 A Woman's Triumph
Reuben Butler
 1914 An American Citizen
 1913 The Daughter of the Hills (Short)
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Alternate Names:

Wellington Plater | Wellington Player | Weellington Playter | Wellington Playter | Wellington Prater | Wellington

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