Meek, Donald

(1878-1946)
   Born in Glasgow, Scotland, he acted there in his youth, then toured abroad. He made his American debut with an acrobatic troupe in Boston in 1912. After breaking his leg, he turned to the legitimate stage, making his New York debut in Going Up (1917). During the 1920s, he acted in plays as varied as Six-Cylinder Love, Spread Eagle, and Mr. Moneypenny. He played approximately 800 stage roles and then went into motion pictures as a much admired character actor.

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