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William J. Ferguson (1845–1930)

William J. Ferguson was born on June 8, 1845 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as William Jason Ferguson. He was an actor, known for John Smith (1922), To Have and to Hold (1922) and Peacock Alley (1922). He was married to Fannie Pierson. He died on May 3, 1930 in Pikesville, Maryland. See full bio »


(age 84) in Pikesville, Maryland, USA

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Known For

John Smith
John Smith Butler
To Have and to Hold
To Have and to Hold JeremySparrow
Peacock Alley
Peacock Alley Alex Smith
His Last Chance
His Last Chance The Servant


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 1922 To Have and to Hold
JeremySparrow (as W.J. Ferguson)
 1922 The Yosemite Trail
Peter Blunt (as W.J. Ferguson)
 1922 John Smith
Butler (as W.J. Ferguson)
 1922 Kindred of the Dust
Mr. Daney (as W.J. Ferguson)
 1922 The World's Champion
Butler (as W.J. Ferguson)
 1922 Peacock Alley
Alex Smith (as W.J. Ferguson)
 1920 Passers-By
Pine, the Butler
 1920 The Deep Purple
Pop Clark (as W.J. Ferguson)
 1917 Kitty MacKay
Kitty's Guardian (as William Ferguson)
 1915 The Fatal Card
Jim Dixon (as W.J. Ferguson)
 1915 The Little Miss Brown (Short)
Uncle (as W.J. Ferguson)
 1915 Old Dutch
John Rockmorgan (as W.J. Ferguson)
 1915 The Deep Purple
'Pop' Clark
 1914 His Last Chance (Short)
The Servant

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: The Turtle. Farce. Written by Léon Gandillot. Book adapted by Joseph Herbert. Manhattan Theatre: 3 Sep 1898- closing date unknown (performances unknown). Cast: William J. Ferguson [credited as W.J. Ferguson], Grace George [Broadway debut], Sadie Martinot. Produced by William A. Brady and Florenz Ziegfeld Jr..

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Alternate Names:

W.J. Ferguson | William Ferguson

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Last surviving cast member of "Our American Cousin" at Ford's Theatre in Washington D.C. where Abraham Lincoln was shot.

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