When John Wilkes Booth encourages you to go into acting, you do it. Little Joseph Hazelton, a program boy at Ford’s Theatre, wound up in Hollywood.
A character actor for 68 years, he appeared in Oliver Twist with Lon Chaney.
He was interviewed in 1933. Listen here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SvKPACbx_U
And, check out his Internet Movie Data Base profile here: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0371979/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1
Mr. Hazelton is buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles.