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Actor Mark Fenton was widely known for his presence on the silver screen. Fenton kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "Hitchin' Posts" (1920), "The Mystery of 13" (1920) and "The Prince of Avenue A" (1920). He also appeared in the drama "The Conquering Power" (1921) with Alice Terry. He continued to work steadily in film throughout the twenties, appearing in "The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse" (1921), "The Wallop" (1921) and "The Village Blacksmith" (1922). He also appeared in "Too Much Business" (1922). In the twenties through the nineties, Fenton lent his talents to projects like "The Passing of Wolf MacLean" (1924), "Children's Miracle Network Telethon" and "Kathie Lee: We Need a Little Christmas" (CBS, 1997-98). His credits also expanded to "Savage Planet" (PBS, 1999-2000). Most recently, Fenton worked on "Walk to a Better Life" (PBS, 1999-2000).

Actor Mark Fenton was widely known for his presence on the silver screen. Fenton kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "Hitchin' Posts" (1920), "The Mystery of 13" (1920) and "The Prince of Avenue A" (1920). He also appeared in the drama "The Conquering Power" (1921) with Alice Terry. He continued to work steadily in film throughout the twenties, appearing in "The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse" (1921), "The Wallop" (1921) and "The Village Blacksmith" (1922). He also appeared in "Too Much Business" (1922). In the twenties through the nineties, Fenton lent his talents to projects like "The Passing of Wolf MacLean" (1924), "Children's Miracle Network Telethon" and "Kathie Lee: We Need a Little Christmas" (CBS, 1997-98). His credits also expanded to "Savage Planet" (PBS, 1999-2000). Most recently, Fenton worked on "Walk to a Better Life" (PBS, 1999-2000).

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CAST: (feature film)

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 The Storm Breaker (1925) Malcolm
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 Black Lightning (1924) Doctor
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 The Spirit of the U.S A. (1924) John J. Burrows
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 The Passing of Wolf MacLean (1924) Bert Granger
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 Name the Man (1924) Constable Cain
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 American Manners (1924) Dan Thomas
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 The Battling Fool (1924) Rev. Josiah Jenkins
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 A Fool's Awakening (1924) Wainwright
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 Speed King (1923) General Mendell
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TLS ( 2006-05-08 )

Source: The Stars of Hollywood Forever: 1901-2006

Born: November 11, 1866 Crestline, OH
Died: July 29, 1925 Los Angeles, CA
Fenton was standing on the running board of an automobile driven by actor Murdock McQuarrie, when it was struck by another vehicle. The injury was so severe they had to amputate his left leg. Because of shock and the loss of blood, Fenton failed to recover after the surgery.

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