Harry Semels

Harry Semels (November 20, 1887 - March 2, 1946) was an American film actor. He appeared in over 315 film between 1917 and 1946. Semels was born in New York City. Semels appeared in his first film in 1917. He began to achieve fame after arriving at Columbia Pictures, appearing several Three Stooges shorts including Disorder in the Court, Wee Wee Monsieur and Three Little Sew and Sews. He also appeared in features films like Road to Morocco, The Princess and the Pirate and The Kid from Brooklyn. A versatile character actor, Semels often appeared as serial villains, waiters, soldiers, lawyers, et al. Semels had two children, Ruth and David. David was killed in action during World War II. Semels died of a heart attack on March 2, 1946.


Freebase CC-BY
Source: Harry Semels on Freebase, licensed under CC-BY
Other content from Wikipedia, licensed under CC BY-SA