Harry Myers Movies and Career Information
Sep 05, 1882
Harry C. Myers (5 September 1882 – 25 December 1938), sometimes credited as Henry Myers, was an American film actor and director. He was born in New Haven, Connecticut, and died in Hollywood, California from pneumonia. He was married to the actress Rosemary Theby. Harry Myers had been a theatre actor for 10 years before he went into films as a actor for Siegmund Lubin's Lubin Studios in 1910. By 1914 he was directing his own comedy shorts featuring him and his wife, Rosemary Theby for Universal, the Vim Comedy Company, and Pathé studios. After 1920 he had many staring rolls in feature length films, the most notable of which was as the eccentric millionaire in Charlie Chaplin's City Lights. His career declined after the introduction of sound films. Myers appeared in 245 films between 1908 and 1938, and directed 42 films between 1913 and 1917.