William Worthington (actor)

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William Worthington
William Worthington photo
Born(1872-04-08)April 8, 1872
DiedApril 9, 1941(1941-04-09) (aged 69)
OccupationSilent film actor and director

William Worthington (April 8, 1872 in Troy, New York – April 9, 1941 in 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 Grail (1915)
  • Homage (1915)
  • The Gopher (1915)
  • The Social Lion (1915)
  • Misjudged (1915)
  • The Queen of Hearts (1915)
  • Her Prey (1915)
  • The Fair God of Sun Island (1915)
  • On the Level (1915)
  • In Search of a Wife (1915)
  • As the Shadows Fall (1915)
  • The Reward of Chivalry (1916)
  • The Family Secret (1916)
  • The Dupe (1916)
  • After the Play (1916)
  • The Best Man's Bride (1916)
  • The Mark of a Gentleman (1916)
  • Darcy of the Northwest Mounted (1916)
  • The Wire Pullers (1916)
  • Bringing Home Father (1916)
  • The Rose Colored Scarf (1916)
  • The False Part (1916)
  • They Wouldn't Take Him Seriously (1916)
  • Nature Incorporated (1916)
  • Lee Blount Goes Home (1916)
  • Cross Purposes (1916)
  • The Heart of a Show Girl (1916)
  • Main 4400 (1916)
  • Love Never Dies (1916)
  • The Masked Woman (1916)
  • A Stranger from Somewhere (1916)
  • Little Partner (1916)
  • The Devil's Pay Day (1917)
  • The Man Who Took a Chance (1917)
  • The Clock (1917)
  • The Car of Chance (1917)
  • The Clean-Up (1917)
  • The Beloved Traitor (1918)
  • Twenty-One (1918)
  • Ghost of the Rancho (1918)
  • His Birthright (1918)
  • The Gray Horizon (1919)
  • The Courageous Coward (1919)
  • A Heart in Pawn (1919)
  • His Debt (1919)
  • All Wrong (1919)
  • The Man Beneath (1919)
  • The Dragon Painter (1919)
  • Bonds of Honor (1919)
  • The Illustrious Prince (1919)
  • The Tong Man (1919)
  • The Beggar Prince (1920)
  • The Silent Barrier (1920)
  • The Greater Profit (1921)
  • The Unknown Wife (1921)
  • The Beautiful Gambler (1921)
  • Opened Shutters (1921)
  • Go Straight (1921)
  • Dr. Jim (1921)
  • Tracked to Earth (1922)
  • Out of the Silent North (1922)
  • Afraid to Fight (1922)
  • Kindled Courage (1923)
  • The Bolted Door (1923)
  • Fashionable Fakers (1923)
  • Beauty and the Bad Man (1925)
  • The Girl on the Stairs (1925)

See Also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Lynn Kear; James King (July 31, 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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