William Worthington (actor)

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William Worthington
William Worthington photo
Born (1872-04-08)April 8, 1872
Troy, New York
Died April 9, 1941(1941-04-09) (aged 69)
Beverly Hills, California
Occupation Silent film actor and director

William Worthington (April 9, 1872, Troy, New York - April 9, 1941, Beverly Hills, California) was an American silent film actor and director.[1]

Career[edit]

William became interested in the performing arts when he began his career as an opera singer and stage actor. He entered films with a lead role in 1913, and one of his most notable films was Damon and Pythias in 1914. From 1917 to 1925, William concentrated on directing films and was the head of a film production firm called Multicolor, which was bought by Cinecolor in 1932. He was active in films up until his death in 1941.

Filmography[edit]

Actor[edit]

Director[edit]

  • The Girl on the Stairs (1925)
  • Beauty and the Bad Man (1925)
  • Fashionable Fakers (1923)
  • The Bolted Door (1923)
  • Kindled Courage (1923)
  • Afraid to Fight (1922)
  • Out of the Silent North (1922)
  • Tracked to Earth (1922)
  • Dr. Jim (1921)
  • Go Straight (1921)
  • Opened Shutters (1921)
  • The Beautiful Gambler (1921)
  • The Unknown Wife (1921)
  • The Greater Profit (1921)
  • The Silent Barrier (1920)
  • The Beggar Prince (1920)
  • The Tong Man (1919)
  • The Illustrious Prince (1919)
  • Bonds of Honor (1919)
  • The Dragon Painter (1919)
  • The Man Beneath (1919)
  • All Wrong (1919)
  • His Debt (1919)
  • A Heart in Pawn (1919)
  • The Courageous Coward (1919)
  • The Gray Horizon (1919)
  • His Birthright (1918)
  • Ghost of the Rancho (1918)
  • Twenty-One (1918)
  • The Beloved Traitor (1918)
  • The Clean-Up (1917)
  • The Car of Chance (1917)
  • The Clock (1917)
  • The Man Who Took a Chance (1917)
  • The Devil's Pay Day (1917)
  • Little Partner (1916)
  • A Stranger from Somewhere (1916)
  • The Masked Woman (1916)
  • Love Never Dies (1916)
  • Main 4400 (1916)
  • The Heart of a Show Girl (1916)
  • Cross Purposes (1916)
  • Lee Blount Goes Home (1916)
  • Nature Incorporated (1916)
  • They Wouldn't Take Him Seriously (1916)
  • The False Part (1916)
  • The Rose Colored Scarf (1916)
  • Bringing Home Father (1916)
  • The Wire Pullers (1916)
  • Darcy of the Northwest Mounted (1916)
  • The Mark of a Gentleman (1916)
  • The Best Man's Bride (1916)
  • After the Play (1916)
  • The Dupe (1916/I)
  • The Family Secret (1916)
  • The Reward of Chivalry (1916)
  • As the Shadows Fall (1915)
  • In Search of a Wife (1915)
  • On the Level (1915)
  • The Fair God of Sun Island (1915)
  • Her Prey (1915)
  • The Queen of Hearts (1915)
  • Misjudged (1915)
  • The Social Lion (1915)
  • The Gopher (1915)
  • Homage (1915)
  • The Grail (1915)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Lynn Kear; James King (31 July 2009). Evelyn Brent: The Life and Films of Hollywood's Lady Crook. McFarland. p. 212. ISBN 978-0-7864-5468-6. 

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