Harry Booker

Active - 1915 - 1915  |   Born - Jan 1, 1849   |   Died - Jun 28, 1924   |  

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Biography by Hans J. Wollstein

American silent-screen comedian Harry Booker was likely the most august member of the Sennett comics working at Keystone in the mid-1910s. Booker was often teamed with Charlie Murray and the wonderful Louise Fazenda, the three of them romping through farces such as The Great Vacuum Robbery (1915), A Love Riot (1916), and Her Fame and Shame (1917). Before entering films, Booker had been half of vaudeville's "Canfield & Booker." Canfield was future screen actor William Canfield, a bit-part player who was killed in 1925 by falling into an elevator shaft.