John B. Hymer

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Born(1875-12-19)December 19, 1875
Kentucky, United States
DiedJune 17, 1953(1953-06-17) (aged 77)
Los Angeles, California, United States
CitizenshipUnited States
Spouse(s)Eleanor Kent
ChildrenWarren Hymer

John Bard Hymer (1875-1953) was an actor and playwright in the U.S. He collaborated with Samuel Shipman on plays including East is West (1918), which was twice adapted to film, Crime, and Scarlet Pages, also adapted to film.

In 1906 he had a part in The Clansman] play.[1] He and his stock company performed "Tom Walker in Dixie" in Sacramento in 1920.[2]

Colony House in the Lakewood Theatre Colony in Maine was built for him.[3]

His son Warren Hymer became a film actor.


  • East Is West (1918)
  • Tom Walker in Dixie (1919)
  • Aloma of the South Seas (1925) with LeRoy Clemens
  • Alias the Deacon (1925)
  • Crime (1927)
  • Fast Life (1928)
  • Scarlet Pages (1929)[1]
  • Happy Landing (1932)
  • A Lady Detained (1935)[4]


  • East Is West (1922 film)
  • Aloma of the South Seas (1926)
  • Alias the Deacon (1927)[5]
  • Fast Life (1929)
  • East Is West (1930)
  • Scarlet Pages] (1930)
  • Aloma of the South Seas (1941)

External links


  1. 1.0 1.1 "John B. Hymer – Broadway Cast & Staff | IBDB".
  3. "The History of the Colony House Inn at Lakewood". Colony House Inn.
  4. "John B. Hymer". Playbill.
  5. "John B. Hymer". BFI.

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