Ford Sterling

Ford Sterling


Ford Sterling
Film: South side of the 6600 block of Hollywood Boulevard
Born George Ford Stitch on Nov. 3, 1883 in La Crosse, WI
Died Oct. 13, 1939 of heart attack in Good Samaritan Hospital, Calif.

Ford Sterling helped write a page of film history as a member of Mack Sennett's Keystone Kops in the early days of the cinema.

He first entered films in 1912 at the Triangle lot to play with Charlie Chaplin and Mabel Normand.

With the advent of sound films, Sterling found a few acting roles until illness forced him to retire. His legal name was George Ford Stitch.

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