John J. (Jack) Richardson
born: 01 November 1888
Hackney, London,
England
died: 24 January 1942
Los Angeles, California,
United States of America

(age 53)
British actor who became a mainstay for Mack Sennett in the 1920s.  He married actress Mabel Richardson (Hilda Mabel Beck) in New York City on 27 July 1912.  She died at the age of... wait for it... 110, in the year 2001.
Not to be confused with another actor with the same name and who was in films at around the same time.
Real name: Harold Joseph Richardson
Height: 5'7"
Films listed on this page: complete Hal Roach filmography.

4


1920
An Eastern Westerner
[unidentified character]
 

1920
Merely A Maid
Lord Sappehead

1920
Little Miss Jazz
Art collector

1933
Maids A La Mode
Dignitary
 

Acknowledgements:
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2XT3-MRS (birth reg.)
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:243K-DX8 (1912 marriage)
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZVN-VFY (WWI Draft Reg. Card)
https://archive.org/stream/motionpicturestu00moti_0#page/n244/mode/1up/search/richardson (1920 directory)
https://archive.org/stream/motionpicturestu00johnrich#page/197/mode/1up (1921 directory)
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MH7C-MFW (1920 Census, line 15)
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XCVH-D4J (1930 Census, line 49)
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K9C6-K2R (1940 Census, line 2)
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VP6B-Z9N (CA Death Index)
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=85497047 (Find a Grave)
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=138008032 (Mabel at Find a Grave)
Steve Massa (help and information)
Jesse Brisson (help and research)

This page was last updated on: 16 May 2016