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William Kent (I) (1886–1945)

William Kent was born on April 29, 1886 in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA as William Thomas Kent. He was an actor, known for King of Jazz (1930), The Scarlet Letter (1934) and When Knighthood Was in Flower (1922). He died on October 4, 1945 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

King of Jazz
King of Jazz General ('All Noisy on the Eastern Front') / Goldfish Owner ('Oh! Forevermore!') / Unmarried Couple's Offspring / Meek Husband ('Do Things For You') / Man in Closet ('A Dash of Spice')
(1930)
The Scarlet Letter
The Scarlet Letter Sampson Goodfellow
(1934)
When Knighthood Was in Flower
(1922)
Walls Tell Tales
(1928)

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 1934 The Scarlet Letter
Sampson Goodfellow (as William T. Kent)
 1933 Saturday's Millions
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 1930 King of Jazz
General ('All Noisy on the Eastern Front') / Goldfish Owner ('Oh! Forevermore!') / Unmarried Couple's Offspring / ...
 1928 Walls Tell Tales (Short)
 1922 When Knighthood Was in Flower
King's tailor
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 1930 King of Jazz (performer: "I Like to Do Things for You" - uncredited)
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 1922 Starland Review No. 2 (Documentary short)
Himself

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He acted in George and Ira Gershwin's musical, "Lady, Be Good!", at the Empire Theatre in London, England with Fred Astaire, Adele Astaire, Cyril Stowell, George Vollaire, Buddy Lee, Roy Emerton, Sylvia Leslie, Irene Russell, Glori Beaumont and Ewart Scott in the cast. See more »

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William T. Kent
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