Monty Banks

Monty Banks

Also appeared in the 'Monty Banks' series (1921).

Appeared in a number of Mack Sennett films.

Met his future wife Gracie Fields in 1928.

Of Italian nationality.

Screen and stage actor, film director, and film producer.

Was known as a very generous man. He used much of the money he made during the silent era to build several children's hospitals in Italy, some of which still survive.

With his wife Gracie Fields, he left England during World War II to escape internment.