William Courtright

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William Courtright
Hard Boiled (1919) - 4.jpg
Still from Hard Boiled (1919) with Dorothy Dalton and William Courtright and Gertrude Claire in the background
Born (1848-03-10)March 10, 1848
New Milford, Illinois, US
Died March 6, 1933(1933-03-06) (aged 84)
Ione, California, US
Occupation Actor
Years active 1912-1930

William Courtright (March 10, 1848 – March 6, 1933) was an American film actor.


Courtright appeared in sixty-eight films between 1912 and 1930. He worked with D. W. Griffith and in his later career at the Hal Roach Studios, where he appeared in several early Laurel and Hardy comedies. His best-known role was Oliver Hardy's wealthy Uncle Bernal in That's My Wife (1929). His last film, the Our Gang comedy Teacher's Pet, was also his first sound film. He was born in New Milford, Illinois, and died in Ione, California. His wife was actress Jennie Lee, with whom he appeared in Intolerance.

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