William Duncan (actor)
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|Born||December 16, 1879
|Died||February 7, 1961
|Years active||1911 - 1940|
William Duncan (December 16, 1879 – February 7, 1961) was an actor, producer, writer, and director of film serials. He was a leading star in the early film industry, working with the major studios of the day including the Selig Polyscope Company and Vitagraph. He had a role in hundreds of serial episodes in a career spanning from 1911 to 1940.
When William Duncan joined Vitagraph, his contract was worth $1,000,000 a year, which made him better paid than Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks. Mr. Duncan is interred at Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, California, USA.
|1911||The Telltale Knife|
|1917||The Fighting Trail|
|1921||Hopalong Rides Again|
|1923||The Steel Trail|
|1924||The Fast Express|
|Wolves of the North|
|1936||Three on the Trail|
|Bar 20 Justice|
- "William Duncan". New York Times Movies. Retrieved 2007-11-13.
- Rothwell-Smith, Paul. Silent Films! the Performers (2011) ISBN 9781907540325
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