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William L. Thorne (1878–1948)

William L. Thorne was born on October 14, 1878 in Fresno, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Abraham Lincoln (1930), The Montana Kid (1931) and Peacock Alley (1930). He died on March 10, 1948 in Fresno. See full bio »

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Known For

Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln Tom Lincoln
The Montana Kid
The Montana Kid Chuck Larson
Peacock Alley
Law of the North
Law of the North Judge Hanley


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 1939 The Man from Sundown
Sam Cooper (uncredited)
 1939 The Forgotten Woman
Policeman (uncredited)
 1939 The Man Who Dared
Fire Chief (uncredited)
 1937 Love Takes Flight
Bill Parker Sr. (as William Thorne)
 1937 Bank Alarm
Police Inspector J. C. Macy (as William Thorn)
 1937 The Gold Racket
 1937 Paradise Express
Farmer at Meeting (uncredited)
 1935 Nevada
Poker Player
 1935 The Roaring West
Marco Brett
 1935 Night Life of the Gods
Detective (uncredited)
 1935 The Whole Town's Talking
Policeman (uncredited)
 1934 Pirate Treasure
 1933 Clancy of the Mounted
Black MacDougal (as W. L. Thorne)
 1932 Law of the North
Judge Hanley (as W. T. Thorne)
 1932 Vanishing Men
Bat Morrison
 1932 The Rainbow Trail
King Dyer (as W.L. Thorne)
 1931 Danger Island
Bull Black (as W. L. Thorne)
 1931 The Montana Kid
Chuck Larson (as W.L. Thorne)
 1931 Mother's Millions
Detective Burke
 1931 Finger Prints
Joe Burke (as William Thorne)
 1930 Fighting Thru; or, California in 1878
Ace Brady, (as W.L. Thorne)
 1930 The Lash
Landlord of the Bella Union Cantina (uncredited)
 1930 Abraham Lincoln
Tom Lincoln (as W.L. Thorne)
 1930 Peacock Alley
Dugan (as W.L. Thorne)
 1929 The Drake Case
Detective Condon (as William H. Thorne)
 1929 Thunderbolt
Police Inspector
 1926 The Kick-Off (as W.L. Thorne)

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Alternate Names:

William Thorn | W. L. Thorne | W. T. Thorne | W.L. Thorne | William H. Thorne | William Thorne

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