For other people named George Walsh, see George Walsh (disambiguation).
George Walsh (March 16, 1889 - June 13, 1981) was an American actor of the silent era. He appeared in 81 films between 1914 and 1936.
Walsh was born in New York, New York. He was the younger brother of film director Raoul Walsh. He attended the High School of Commerce in New York City where he was graduated in the Class of 1911, competed on the baseball, track, cross country, swimming, and crew teams, and, like his older brother, was a member of the Omega Gamma Delta fraternity. At various future dates he attended Fordham and Georgetown Universities.
Walsh was originally intended to play Ben-Hur in the Italian shoot that began with Goldwyn Pictures in 1923 and inherited by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer after the 1924 merger of Metro Studios, Goldwyn Pictures, and Louis B. Mayer Studios. Midway through production, Walsh and director Charles Brabin were replaced by Ramon Novarro and director Fred Niblo.
From 1916 to 1926, Walsh was married to actress Seena Owen and they had a daughter named Patricia. He outlived his brother, director Raoul Walsh, by seven months. He died in Pomona, California from pneumonia.
The Serpent (1916),
Gold and the Woman (1916),
The Island of Desire (1917),
Luck and Pluck (1919),
Never Say Quit (1919),
Help! Help! Police! (1919),
The Shark (1920),
Dynamite Allen (1921),
With Stanley in Africa (1922),
Vanity Fair (1923),
Slave of Desire (1923),
Blue Blood (1925),
The Test of Donald Norton (1926),
Me and My Gal (1932),
The Return of Casey Jones (1933),
The Bowery (1933),
The Live Wire (1935)
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