Bobby Vernon

Bobby Vernon (March 9, 1898, Chicago, Illinois - 28 June 1939, Hollywood, California) was an American comedic actor in silent films. He later became a writer and comedy supervisor at Paramount for W.C. Fields and Bing Crosby, when the sound era arrived. Comedian and romantic lead, he appeared in numerous silent films. Vernon was the son of noted actress Dorothy Vernon, and he first appeared on-stage when he was only eleven years old. Five years later, he was appearing in Universal's Joker comedies. He began starring in Keystone romantic comedies opposite Gloria Swanson in 1915, and in Al Christie romantic comedies in 1917.


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