Monroe Salisbury was an American actor. He appeared on the stage for several years and then became an early film star.
Salisbury was a matinee idol. He began his acting career on the stage in 1898, appearing in numerous romantic leads. He also appeared in five Broadway productions. He was in 42 silent movies between 1914 and 1922, working frequently with director Cecil B. DeMille. Salisbury, who appeared in several western films, also appeared in two talkies, in 1929 and 1930.
After his career was at an end, Salisbury died at a mental hospital from a fractured skull sustained during a fall.