Autograph in brown fountain pen on 3.5″ x 2.5″ stiff cream card.
Frank Daniels (1856-1935) was a comedian, an actor on stage and in early black and white films, and a singer. He grew up in Boston, where he attended business school before studying singing at the New England Conservatory of Music. His first appearance was made when he was twenty years of age, at the old Gaiety Theatre in Boston, as the Judge, in The Trial by Jury. He made his professional stage debut as the Sheriff in The Chimes of Normandy in 1879, then served a second apprenticeship with several light opera companies. Daniels first won major recognition in New York as Old Sport, the boxing fan drugstore clerk, in A Rag Baby (1884). He appeared in three films with Harold Lloyd in 1919; Count the Votes, Pay Your Dues and His Only Father. His last film was Among Those Present, in 1921.
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