Chester M. Franklin

Chester M. Franklin
Director Chester M. Franklin with actress Mary Miles Minter
Born Chester Mortimer Franklin
(1889-09-01)September 1, 1889
San Francisco, California
Died March 12, 1954(1954-03-12) (aged 64)
Los Angeles, California
Resting place Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale
Occupation Director
Years active 1912–1936
Spouse(s) Ruth Darling (died 1918)
Mildred Nadel (m. 1926)
Relatives Sidney Franklin (brother)

Chester Mortimer Franklin (September 1, 1889 – March 12, 1954) was an American film director and actor active mainly in the silent era. Born in San Francisco, he was the brother of Sidney A. Franklin. In the late 1910s he co-directed with his brother Sidney several films with all children casts for William Fox.[1][2]

Partial filmography


  1. Silent Film Necrology p.181 2nd edition c.2001 by Eugene Michael Vazzana
  2. Chester Franklin; bio
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