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William H. Crane (1845–1928)

American actor, long on the stage, who made a handful of film appearances. His 54-year career began in 1864 when he left his native Leicester, Massachusetts to join the Holman Opera Company. He progressed through juvenile roles to leading men and into character parts, in such plays as "David Harum," "The Henrietta," and "The Spenders." He appeared... See full bio »

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 1924 True As Steel
Commodore Fairfield
 1923 Three Wise Fools
Hon. James Trumbull
 1920 The Saphead
Nicholas Van Alstyne
 1912 Lucky Jim (Short)
The Ranchman
 1912 Fathers and Sons (Short)
Oliver Byron - the Father
 1911 The Coward's Flute (Short)
Arthur Paget - the Coward
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 1923 Souls for Sale
Himself - Celebrity Actor at Hollywood Hotel

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Stage Play: David Harum. Comedy (revival). Written by R. Hitchcock and M.W. Hitchcock. Based on the novel by Edward Noyes Wescott. Academy of Music: 4 Apr 1904- May 1904 (closing date unknown/32 performances). See more »

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Crane began his career at age 19 and became a favorite of the American stage.

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