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William Colvin (I) (1877–1930)

William Colvin was born on July 20, 1877 in Sligo, Ireland as Frank G. Colvin. He was an actor and production manager, known for Twin Troubles (1917), The Ranger (1918) and Honest Thieves (1917). He was married to Marion MacDonald. He died on August 8, 1930 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »
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Known For

Twin Troubles
The Ranger
The Ranger Carl Werner
Honest Thieves
Her Finishing Touch


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 1930 Soldiers and Women
 1929 Nix on Dames
Hoffman (as Billy Colvin)
 1929 Wall Street
Hoffmann (as Billy Colvin)
 1926 My Own Pal
Jud McIntire
 1926 Cupid à la Carte (Short)
 1925 No Father to Guide Him (Short)
Cop (uncredited)
 1923 The Critical Age
Senator Baird
 1922 The Man from Glengarry
Col. Thorpe
 1921 God's Crucible
 1920 The Turning Point
 1918 Mickey
Butler (uncredited)
 1918 The Ranger
Carl Werner
 1917 His Bitter Fate (Short)
 1917 Perils of the Bakery (Short)
 1917 Twin Troubles (Short)
 1917 Her Finishing Touch (Short)
 1917 A Berth Scandal (Short)
 1917 Honest Thieves (Short)
 1916 Black Eyes and Blue (Short)
The Tramp (as William Connelly)
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Alternate Names:

Billy Colvin | William Connelly

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Shakespearean actor, made his stage debut in 1897 at Toronto, Canada.

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