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William Blaisdell (1865–1931)

William Blaisdell was born in April 1865 in California, USA. He was an actor, known for The Yankee Clipper (1927), Racing Luck (1924) and Crazy Like a Fox (1926). He was married to Clara Lavine (stage actress). He died on January 1, 1931 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. See full bio »


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Known For

Racing Luck Cafe Proprietor
Crazy Like a Fox Gov. Harrison
A Fat Chance Actor


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 1929 Rough Dried (Short)
 1929 Sappy Service (Short)
 1929 Reckless Rosie (Short)
 1929 Single Bliss (Short)
 1929 Turn Him Loose (Short)
 1929 Off the Deck (Short)
 1929 His Angel Child (Short) (as Bill Blaisdell)
 1929 Footlight Fanny (Short)
 1929 Happy Heels (Short)
Stage manager
 1928 Gobs of Love (Short)
 1928 Believe It or Not (Short)
 1928 A She Going Sailor (Short)
 1928 Hot Sparks (Short)
 1928 Oriental Hugs (Short)
 1928 The Sock Exchange (Short)
 1928 Skating Home (Short)
 1928 Hot Scotch (Short)
 1928 Say Uncle (Short)
 1928 Hold 'Er Cowboy (Short)
 1928 Bugs, My Dear! (Short)
 1928 Campus Cuties (Short)
A detective (as Bill Blaisdell)
 1928 Sweeties (Short) (as Bill Blaisdell)
 1928 Just the Type (Short)
 1928 Water Bugs (Short)
 1928 Save the Pieces (Short) (as Bill Blaisdell)
 1927 Dizzy Sights (Short)
The Boss (as Bill Blaisdell)
 1927 Splash Yourself (Short)
Olaf Olsen (as Bill Blaisdell)
 1927 Ocean Blues (Short)
 1927 The Way of All Pants (Short) (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1927 Wedding Wows (Short)
 1927 A Moony Mariner (Short)
 1927 French Fried (Short)
 1927 Dr. Quack (Short)
 1927 Row, Sailor, Row! (Short)
 1927 Short Socks (Short)
 1927 Dead Easy (Short)
 1927 Meet the Folks (Short)
 1927 Wild Wallops (Short)
 1927 Giddy Gobblers (Short)
 1927 Tie That Bull (Short)
 1927 No Sparking (Short)
Villainous Blacksmith
 1927 The Yankee Clipper
 1927 Duck Out (Short)
 1926 Hold Still (Short)
The Editor (as Bill Blaisdell)
 1926 Crazy Like a Fox (Short)
Gov. Harrison
 1926 Chase Yourself (Short)
Fat Friend
 1926 Fresh Faces (Short)
 1926 Broken China (Short)
 1926 Page Me (Short)
 1926 For Sadie's Sake (Short)
 1925 Fair But Foolish (Short)
 1925 A Goofy Gob (Short)
The Captain
 1925 Off His Beat (Short)
The Cop's Pal (as Bill Blaisdell)
 1925 Waiting (Short)
 1925 Call a Cop (Short)
 1925 Don't Pinch (Short)
 1925 A Rarin' Romeo (Short)
 1925 Good Spirits (Short)
 1924 A Fat Chance (Short)
 1924 The Hansom Cabman (Short)
Cop (uncredited)
 1924 Court Plaster (Short)
 1924 The Golf Bug (Short)
The Hired Man - an Unwanted Suitor
 1924 A Wild Goose Chase (Short)
The Rival
 1924 Racing Luck
Cafe Proprietor
 1924 Pay or Move (Short)
The Rival
 1924 Wedding Bells (Short)
Another Groom
 1924 Hot Sands (Short)
Detective Dick Harris
 1923 Always Late (Short)
 1923 Taxi Please (Short)
 1923 The Southbound Limited (Short)
 1923 The Covered Schooner (Short)
The Captain
 1923 Paging Love (Short)
The Sweetheart's Father
 1922 The Artist (Short)
 1922 Bullet Proof (Short)
The Movie Director
 1922 F.O.B. Africa (Short)
King Obogeegeem if Puskudnick
 1922 Derby Day (Short)
 1922 Be Careful (Short)
C. Poulet, a Café Owner
 1921 Cleaned and Dry (Short)
 1921 Fresh Air (Short)
 1921 Squirrel Food (Short)
 1921 Peaceful Alley (Short)
 1921 In and Out (Short)
 1921 Bride and Gloom (Short)
Leopold Moneybags - the Girlfriend's Father
 1921 A Bedroom Scandal (Short)
Another Husband
 1921 Where Is My Wife? (Short)
 1920 The Kidnapper's Revenge (Short)
 1920 The Window Trimmer (Short)
 1920 A Flivver Wedding (Short)
 1919 On the Fire (Short)
 1919 Going! Going! Gone! (Short)
 1919 Love's Young Scream (Short)
 1918 Take a Chance (Short) (uncredited)
 1918 Hear 'Em Rave (Short)
 1918 Nothing But Trouble (Short)
 1918 Why Pick on Me? (Short)
 1918 Swing Your Partners (Short)
 1918 Bees in His Bonnet (Short)
 1918 An Ozark Romance (Short)
 1918 Are Crooks Dishonest? (Short)
 1918 Somewhere in Turkey (Short)
 1918 Sic 'Em, Towser (Short)
 1918 The City Slicker (Short)
Bebe's rejected suitor
 1918 Fireman Save My Child (Short)
 1918 Two-Gun Gussie (Short)
Dagger-Tooth Dan
 1918 The Non-Stop Kid (Short)
Bebe's father
 1918 Kicked Out (Short)
 1918 Hey There (Short)
 1918 It's a Wild Life (Short)
 1918 Pipe the Whiskers (Short)
 1918 Follow the Crowd (Short)
 1918/II On the Jump (Short)
 1918 Let's Go (Short)
 1918 Here Come the Girls (Short)
 1918 Look Pleasant, Please (Short) (uncredited)
 1918 A Gasoline Wedding (Short) (uncredited)
 1918 Beat It (Short)
 1918 Hit Him Again (Short)
 1918 The Lamb (Short)
 1918 The Tip (Short)
 1917 Step Lively (Short)
 1917 The Big Idea (Short) (uncredited)
 1917 Bashful (Short)
Uncle Bill (uncredited)
 1917 Move On (Short)
 1917 We Never Sleep (Short)
 1917 All Aboard (Short)
The Baron
 1917 Rainbow Island (Short)
 1917 Bliss (Short)
 1917 By the Sad Sea Waves (Short) (uncredited)
 1917 Pinched (Short)
 1917 Over the Fence (Short)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Active on Broadway in the following productions: See more »

Alternate Names:

Bill Blaisdell

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Solidly-built American character actor, who played heavies in Christie comedies and later appeared in several features for Warner Brothers.


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