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William V. Ranous (1857–1915)

William V. Ranous was born on March 12, 1857 in New York, USA. He was an actor and director, known for King Lear (1909), Treasure Island (1913) and Othello (1908). He was married to Doris Thompson. He died on April 1, 1915 in Santa Monica, California, USA. See full bio »
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Known For

King Lear
King Lear King Lear
(1909)
Treasure Island
Treasure Island Long John Silver
(1913)
Othello
Othello Othello
(1908)
Richard III
Richard III Richard III
(1908)

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 1916 Little Partner (Short)
Frank Monroe
 1915 An Intercepted Vengeance (Short)
Willard - Bess's Father
 1914 Love Will Out (Short)
 1914 The Upper Hand (Short)
Hungarian Joe
 1914 David Garrick (Short)
Brown
 1914 The Locked House (Short)
 1914 Bread Upon the Waters (Short)
J. Gage Russell
 1914 Maria's Sacrifice (Short)
 1914 The Perplexed Bridegroom (Short)
Markins - Jack's Chum
 1913 The Hindoo Charm (Short)
 1913 The Lonely Princess (Short)
Prince Raffaello
 1913 A Maid of Mandalay (Short)
Gunga Din, Father of Ma May
 1913 The Joys of a Jealous Wife (Short)
The Ship's Doctor
 1913 A Faithful Servant (Short)
Beppo, Nina's Father
 1913 The Taming of Betty (Short)
Disbrow - Charles' Father (as W.K. Ranous)
 1913 The Spirit of the Orient (Short)
Dr. Ericson - Madeline's Father
 1913 Jack's Chrysanthemum (Short)
Jack's Father
 1913 Delayed Proposals (Short)
A Passenger
 1913 The Wrath of Osaka (Short)
Kobe - Miro's Father
 1913 Mr. Mintern's Misadventures (Short)
Harry Green
 1913 The Mystery of the Stolen Child (Short)
Mr. Frost - the Child's Grandfather
 1913 Getting Up a Practice (Short)
Mr. Irving, Emily's Father (as W.V. Ranous)
 1913 The Little Minister (Short)
Rob Dow
 1912 Sue Simpkins' Ambition (Short)
Manager of the Motion Picture Company
 1912 Yellow Bird (Short)
The Indian Chief (as W.V. Ranous)
 1912 The Serpents (Short)
Idiot
 1912 The Life of Buffalo Bill (Short)
 1911 Vanity Fair (Short)
Lord Steyne
 1911 Civilization (Short)
The Old Chief
 1910 The New Magdalen (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1910 A Self-Made Hero (Short)
The Girl's Father
 1909 Les Misérables (Short)
Javert
 1909 Love's Stratagem (Short)
The Father
 1909 Hiawatha (Short)
 1909 King Lear (Short)
King Lear
 1909 Saul and David (Short)
King Saul
 1908/I Julius Caesar (Short)
Gaius Cassius
 1908 She (Short)
 1908 Antony and Cleopatra (Short)
Octavius Caesar (unconfirmed)
 1908 Richard III (Short)
Richard III
 1908 Life's a Game of Cards (Short)
 1908/I Romeo and Juliet (Short)
Friar Lawrence
 1908 Skinner's Finish (Short)
 1908 Macbeth (Short)
Macbeth
 1908/I Othello (Short)
Othello
 1907 The Haunted Hotel (Short)
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