Jack Mulhall
(10/07/1887 - 06/01/1979)

Born John Joseph Francis Mulhall, elegant silent film leading man Jack Mulhall launched his career as a boy singer on the tent-show circuit, then moved up the ladder to vaudeville and stock companies.

Appearing in his first film in 1913, Mulhall rose to full stardom in the 1920s, playing light romantic leads opposite some of Hollywood's most glamorous female stars; his most frequent co-star was Dorothy Mackaill, with whom he appeared in several popular Warner Bros. films of the late silent era.

His well-modulated voice assured him a seamless transition to talking pictures. In the movie Dark Streets (1929), Jack completed the first dual role ever in talking pictures.

By the early '30s, however, Mulhall's star was in eclipse, and he was taking whatever he could get: leads in Poverty Row detective mellers, supporting roles in serials, bits in A-pictures like DeMille's Cleopatra, and so on.

Jack Mulhall remained active in films until 1960, keeping busy in his last years on the board of the Screen Actors Guild.

During his career he appeared in over 430 films.

Available Films

The Mad Whirl (1925)

Murder on the High Seas (Love Bound) (1932)

Burn 'Em Up Barnes (1934)

Skull and Crown (1935)

Roaring Roads (1935)

Custer's Last Stand (1936)

The Clutching Hand (1936)

The Rogues Tavern (1936)

The Phantom of 42nd Street (1945)