John George

      • 70
      • January 20, 1898 in Aleppo, Syria
      • August 25, 1968

      Syria native John George, a little person (4' 10", per his 1925 United States citizenship naturalization Declaration of Intention document), was an actor who appeared in numerous films starting from 1916. Much later in his career he appeared in several television series. The vast majority of his roles throughout the years were uncredited bit parts. (NOTE: On Mr. George's 1925 document referred to above, he signed his name "Tufei Filhela known as John George". Elsewhere on the page - his details filled in via the hand of someone else - his last name is spelled Filthela. Per the mentioned document he came to the United States in April 1912, via France.)