Date of Birth:
11 January 1886
Chester Conklin played in 7 movies in the Short, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Music, Biography, Horror, Sci-Fi genres.
Chester Conklin got succeed with average imdb rating 5.7.
Iowa-born Chester Conklin was raised in a coal-mining area by a devoutly religious father who hoped that his son would go into the ministry. However, Chester got the performing bug one day when he gave a recitation at a community singing festival and won first prize. Knowing his father would never approve of his desire to become a comedian, he left home. One night in St. Louis he caught a vaudeville act by the famous team of 'Joe Weber (I)' (qv) and 'Lew Fields' (qv), who were doing what was cal... Read more