D. J. Williams (actor)

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D.J. Williams

David John Williams (1868–1949) was a British actor.[1][2] He also directed one film, The Shuttle of Life, which starred Evelyn Brent.[3]

Williams was born in Ruthin, North Wales.[4] He was the nephew of the Anglo-German artist Hubert von Herkomer.

Williams died in Bushey, Hertfordshire, England.


Year Title Role Notes
1920 Inheritance Tulliver Film debut
1934 Princess Charming Philip Uncredited
The Secret of the Loch Judge Uncredited
The Admiral's Secret Questa
1935 Look Up and Laugh Malpas
Scrooge Undertaker
1936 Captain Bill Cheerful
Sweeney Todd Stephen Oakley
The Crimes of Stephen Hawke Joshua Trimble
The Beloved Vagabond Undertaker
The Man Who Changed His Mind Landlord Uncredited
1937 Elephant Boy Hunter
For Valour Judge Uncredited
It's Never Too Late to Mend Farmer Merton
Silver Blaze Silas Brown
Keep Fit Editor of the Gazette Uncredited
Boys Will Be Girls George Luff
1938 John Halifax Abel Fletcher
The Challenge Villager Uncredited
The Citadel Old Thomas - The Trap Driver Uncredited
1939 Stolen Life Uncredited
1940 The Stars Look Down Union Committee Chairman Uncredited
Pastor Hall Uncredited
1941 The Ghost Train Ben Isaacs
Penn of Pennsylvania Lord Arlington
1942 Back Room Boy McIntyre Uncredited
The Day Will Dawn Petersen Uncredited
The Young Mr. Pitt Minor Role Uncredited
The Great Mr. Handel Leader Of Performance Wreckers
1943 Tomorrow We Live Boileau Final film


  1. ^ "Williams, D.J." BFI Film & TV Database. British Film Institute. Archived from the original on 23 October 2012. Retrieved 19 April 2011.
  2. ^ "D J Williams | Theatricalia". theatricalia.com.
  3. ^ Kear, Lynn (2009). Evelyn Brent: The Life and Films of Hollywood's Lady Crook. p. 133. ISBN 978-0-7864-4363-5.
  4. ^ "D.J. Williams". www.aveleyman.com.

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