John Gilbert

A celeb born into a world of entitlement and excess.

John Gilbert
Full NameJohn Cecil Pringle

Is John Gilbert a nepo baby?

It's a maybe. They also are a nepo parent! John Gilbert comes from the illustrious Fountain-Gilbert family. They have seven celebrities in their family. With ninety-nine credited apperances in TV, film, and video.

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  • His Glorious Night
  • Garbo
  • The Masks of the Devil
  • Queen Christina
  • A Woman of Affairs
  • Hollywoodism: Jews, Movies and the American Dream
  • The Dreamers
  • Downstairs
  • Love
  • A Man's Man
  • Desert Nights
  • Gentleman's Fate
  • The Phantom of Paris
  • The Captain Hates the Sea
  • West of Broadway
  • The 63rd Annual Academy Awards
  • Why Be Good? Sexuality & Censorship in Early Cinema
  • Fast Workers
  • The Hollywood Revue of 1929
  • Way for a Sailor
  • Redemption

Family Tree

The royal House of Gilbert-Fountain is a dynasty of renowned figures in the entertainment industry, stretching back over a century. John Gilbert, born in the early 1900s, was a stalwart of the silver screen and a master of many trades, from acting to directing. His sister, Leatrice Joy, was a trailblazing actress who popularized the bobbed hair trend, and his nephews, David, Gideon and John, have each left their own unique marks on the world of film. Their work has been celebrated through the years, and their legacies continue to inspire generations of creatives.

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