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John Bunny

John Bunny, born September 21, 1863 in New York City, United States – died April 26, 1915 in Brooklyn, New York, was the first comic star of the American silent film era.

John Bunny

John Bunny attended High School in Brooklyn and worked as a grocery clerk before joining a small minstrel show touring the East Coast. He went on to jobs as stage manager for various stock companies and performed in vaudeville before being drawn to the fledgling motion picture business. By 1910, Bunny was working at Vitagraph Studios where the happy-go-lucky, rotund man quickly became an international star of silent film comedies.

John Bunny had only been acting in films for five years when he passed away from Bright's disease and was interred in the Cemetery of the Evergreens in Brooklyn, New York. Because silent film had no language barrier, Bunny's popularity was such that his death was front-page news in Europe as well as the United States.

Following his passing, advances in technology and in stunts brought great new comedic stars to silent film that relegated John Bunny to the status of an almost completely-forgotten actor. However, John Bunny was eventually honored for his contribution to the motion picture industry with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1715 Vine Street in Hollywood.


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However, John Bunny was eventually honored for his contribution to the motion picture industry with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1715 Vine Street in Hollywood. Ronald Colman died on May 19, 1958 from a lung infection in Santa Barbara, California and was interred in the Santa Barbara Cemetery. Following his passing, advances in technology and in stunts brought great new comedic stars to silent film that relegated John Bunny to the status of an almost completely-forgotten actor. and one for television at 1625 Vine Street. Because silent film had no language barrier, Bunny's popularity was such that his death was front-page news in Europe as well as the United States. He has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, one for motion pictures at 6801 Hollywood Blvd. John Bunny had only been acting in films for five years when he passed away from Bright's disease and was interred in the Cemetery of the Evergreens in Brooklyn, New York. Academy Awards and Nominations.

By 1910, Bunny was working at Vitagraph Studios where the happy-go-lucky, rotund man quickly became an international star of silent film comedies. In the late 1940s, Colman starred in a radio series, The Halls of Ivy, which transitioned to television in 1954. He went on to jobs as stage manager for various stock companies and performed in vaudeville before being drawn to the fledgling motion picture business. He appeared in The Prisoner of Zenda and Lost Horizon in 1937, and won the Oscar in 1948 for A Double Life.. John Bunny attended High School in Brooklyn and worked as a grocery clerk before joining a small minstrel show touring the East Coast. His first major talkie success was in 1930, when he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for two roles — Condemned and Bulldog Drummond. John Bunny, born September 21, 1863 in New York City, United States – died April 26, 1915 in Brooklyn, New York, was the first comic star of the American silent film era. He successfully transitioned to talkies because of his powerful speaking voice.

He became a very popular silent film star in both romantic and adventure films. Director Henry King saw him, and cast him in the 1923 film The White Sister, opposite Lillian Gish. In 1922, he appeared on Broadway in the hit play La Tendresse. Following the war, he began to appear on the London stage.

He served in World War I, where he was seriously wounded at the Battle of Messines. He intended to attend Cambridge University to study engineering, but his father's death put an end to that. Born in Richmond, Surrey, England, Colman discovered acting while at school. Ronald Colman (February 9, 1891 – May 19, 1958) was an English actor.

1930 Nominated Condemned. 1930 Nominated Bulldog Drummond. 1943 Nominated Random Harvest. 1948 Won A Double Life.

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