George Marks

born: 28 December 1900
Manchester,
England
died: 05 February 1933
near Azusa, California,
United States of America
(fractured skull from automobile accident, age 32)

Diminutive English-born American boxer and occasional actor, born to Russian parents. He fought as a bantamweight in at least 100 bouts from 1917 to 1926, and later worked as a film editor/"film cutter" for about five years before his death.

Films listed on this page: complete Hal Roach filmography.

4


1919
Don't Shove
Willie

1919
He Leads, Others Follow
[?]

1919
Soft Money
[?]

1919
Count The Votes
[?]


Acknowledgements:
https://familysearch.org/ark:/ 61903/1:1:M5HM-VZ3 (1910 Census, line 66)
https://familysearch.org/ark:/ 61903/1:1:MH77-5PC (1920 Census, line 24 - "boxer" in "ring")
https://familysearch.org/ark:/ 61903/1:1:K8F1-B68 (1922 marriage - "boxer")
https://familysearch.org/ark:/ 61903/1:1:XCV3-JZM (1930 Census, line 33 - "film editor" in "motion pict.")
https://familysearch.org/ark:/ 61903/1:1:QKS9-4BQQ (CA Death Index, #9993)
http://boxrec.com/boxer/10089 (BoxRec)
http://boxrec.com/media/index. php?title=Human:10089 (BoxRec)
https://cdnc.ucr.edu/cgi-bin/c dnc?a=d&d=LAH19181206.2.105 (Los Angeles Herald, 6 Dec 1918)
http://boxrec.com/media/index.php/George_Marks (image)
Jesse Brisson (information, identification in Don't Shove)
Jim Jarvis (death certificate)

This page was last updated on: 17 September 2018