John Sainpolis

John Sainpolis (1872 - 1946)

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John Sainpolis aka St. Polis
Born in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisisana, USAmap
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Husband of — married in Cook, Illinois, USAmap
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Died in Los Angeles, California, USAmap
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Biography

Birthdate commonly noted as 24 Nov 1873, but this is within months of his sister's birth in 1873. WWI draft registration notes birth as 24 Nov 1872

"St. Polis was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. Before starting his film career, he made a name for himself on the Broadway stage, most notably in the role of Frederik in the original production of The Return of Peter Grimm (1911–12) and the play's revival in 1921, both performed at the Belasco Theatre.

He appeared in 126 films between 1914 and 1943. In all of his early roles, the actor is billed as John Sainpolis. His best-known performances are as Etienne Laurier in The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921), and as Comte Phillipe de Chagny in The Phantom of the Opera (1925).

St. Polis successfully made the transition from silent cinema to "talkies" with one of his most praised performances as Dr. John M. Besant, the father of Norma Besant (played by Mary Pickford) in Coquette (1929)."

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