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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 16 June 1888Dobbs Ferry, New York, USA
Date of Death 28 September 1947Santa Monica, California, USA  (after surgery)
Birth NameWilliam Beatman Davidson
Height 6' 1½" (1.87 m)

Mini Bio (1)

William B. Davidson was born on June 16, 1888 in Dobbs Ferry, New York, USA as William Beatman Davidson. He was an actor, known for The Most Dangerous Game (1932), Sun Valley Serenade (1941) and Hell's Angels (1930). He was married to Helen Bolton and Mary Hellen Dorsey. He died on September 28, 1947 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

Spouse (2)

Helen Bolton (4 May 1934 - 28 September 1947) (his death)
Mary Hellen Dorsey (24 June 1916 - 14 March 1932) (divorced)

Trivia (5)

Star football player at Columbia University.
Entered films with Vitagraph in 1914.
Was a Warner Brothers contract player in the 1930's.
Strapping leading man in US silent films, later a portrayer of men of authority in character roles until his death.
Father: William B. Davidson; Mother: Sarah Van Auken.

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