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William Gaxton (1890–1963)


William Gaxton was born on December 2, 1890 in San Francisco, California, USA as Arturo Antonio Gaxiola. He was an actor, known for Nash Airflyte Theatre (1950), Best Foot Forward (1943) and Something to Shout About (1943). He was married to Madeline Cameron. He died on February 2, 1963 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Nash Airflyte Theatre
Nash Airflyte Theatre Himself - Host
(1950-1951)
Best Foot Forward
Best Foot Forward Jack O'Riley
(1943)
Something to Shout About
Something to Shout About Willard Samson
(1943)
Partners
Partners Actor
(1931)

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 1959 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Barney Goodwyn
- Wish on the Moon (1959) ... Barney Goodwyn
 1945 Diamond Horseshoe
Joe Davis Sr.
 1943 The Heat's On
Tony Ferris
 1943 Something to Shout About
Willard Samson
 1934 Their Big Moment
The Great La Salle
 1932 Ladies Not Allowed (Short)
 1931 The Silent Partner (Short)
Bill, the Nephew
 1931/II Partners (Short)
 1931 50 Million Frenchmen
Jack Forbes
 1926 Stepping Along
Frank Moreland
 1926 It's the Old Army Game
George Parker
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Stage Play: Music Box Revue [1922-23]. Musical revue. Book by Irving Berlin. Music by Irving Berlin. Lyrics by Irving Berlin. Musical Director: Frank Tours. Music orchestrated by Frank Tours, Steven Jones, Charles Grant, Alfred Dalby, Arthur Gutman, Will Vodery and Roy Webb. Scenic Design by Clark Robinson. Costume Design by Ralph Mulligan... See more »

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Found a magical pairing on the 1930s Broadway musical stage with actor Victor Moore (1876-1962). They teamed in four: the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Of Thee I Sing" (as Wintergreen), "Let 'Em Eat Cake", its sequel, "Anything Goes", also with Ethel Merman, and "Leave It to Me!" with Mary Martin. Gaxton was the handsome, debonair, rather aggressive cynic and Moore usually his hilariously bumbling, ... See more »

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