Henry B. Walthall

03/16/1878 - 06/17/1936

Henry B. Walthall was born on March 16, 1878 in Shelby County, Alabama. After serving in the Spanish-American War, he decided to pursue a stage career. In 1909, he transitioned to film, where he is most known for the role of Colonel Ben Cameron in "The Birth of a Nation." Walthall died on June 17, 1936.

Gender: 
Male
Cultural Identity: 
Notable Roles: 
Governor in "Monte Cristo"
Sources: 
HENRY WALTHALL, FILM ACTOR, DFD. (1936, Jun 18). New York Times (1923-Current File) Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/101837278?accountid=14784