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William Courtright (1848–1933)

William Courtright was born on March 10, 1848 in New Milford, Illinois, USA as Theodore Courtwright. He was an actor, known for Kit Carson (1928), The Sunset Legion (1928) and Hands Across the Border (1926). He was married to Jennie Lee. He died on March 6, 1933 in Ione, California, USA. See full bio »


(age 84) in Ione, California, USA

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Kit Carson Old Bill Williams
A Regular Scout Luke Baxter


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 1930 Teacher's Pet (Short)
Old Man (uncredited)
 1929 That's My Wife (Short)
Uncle Bernal (uncredited)
 1928 Kit Carson
Old Bill Williams
 1928 The Sunset Legion
Old Bill
 1928 Pioneer Scout
Old Bill
 1927 My Best Girl
Stock Clerk (uncredited)
 1927 Jesse James
Parson Bill
 1927 Arizona Nights
Bill Barrow
 1927 The Poor Nut
Colonel Small
 1927 The Glorious Fourth (Short)
Cement worker
 1927 Silver Comes Through
 1927 Duck Soup (Short)
Colonel Buckshot's Butler (uncredited)
 1927 Don Mike
 1926 A Regular Scout
Luke Baxter
 1926 The Nickel-Hopper (Short)
Mr. Joy - Landlord (uncredited)
 1926 On the Front Page (Short)
James W. Hornby's Assistant (uncredited)
 1926 Be Your Age (Short)
The Minister (uncredited)
 1926 For Wives Only
 1926 Atta Boy
 1926 Wise Guys Prefer Brunettes (Short)
Faculty Member (uncredited)
 1926 Lone Hand Saunders
Dr. Bandy (as William Courtwright)
 1926 The Two-Gun Man
Dad Stickley
 1926 Hands Across the Border
Grimes (as William Courtwright)
 1926 The Grand Duchess and the Waiter
Charles - Albert's Valet (Blake in Credits)
 1926 The Tough Guy
 1926 Charley My Boy! (Short)
Old Charley aka Charleyhorse
 1925 The Flying Fool (Short)
 1925 All Around Frying Pan
All Around Austin
 1925 Thank You
Town Elder (uncredited)
 1925 Some Pun'kins
 1925 The Trouble with Wives
 1925 Are Parents People?
 1924 The Heart Buster
Justice of the Peace
 1924 Sherlock's Home (Short)
Village Elder (uncredited)
 1924 George Washington, Jr.
Sen. Belgrave
 1923 Judy Punch (Short)
Soda Fountain Proprietor
 1923 A Man of Action
The 'Deacon'
 1923 The Sunshine Trail
Mystery Man
 1923 Six Second Smith (Short)
Ajariah Stubbs
 1923/I Fighting Blood
Ajariah Stubbs
 1923 The Girl I Loved
Neighbor Silas Gregg
 1923 Bell Boy 13
Reverend Doctor Wilbur Fish
 1922 The Deuce of Spades
Driver Bill
 1922 Man Under Cover
Mayor Harper (as William Courtwright)
 1922 At the Sign of the Jack O'Lantern
Uncle Skyles
 1921 R.S.V.P.
 1921 The Speed Girl
Judge Ketcham
 1921 The Millionaire
Simon Fisher
 1921 Extravagance
Pa Brown
 1921 The Lure of Youth
Pa Dent
 1920 The Rookie's Return
 1920 Peaceful Valley
 1920 The Jailbird
Noah Gibbs
 1920 45 Minutes from Broadway
Andy Gray
 1920 Paris Green
Malachi Miller
 1920 The Blooming Angel
Holbetter (as Billy Courtright)
 1920/II Water, Water, Everywhere
Daddy Sammett
 1919 Ace of the Saddle
Storekeeper (as William Cartwright)
 1919 The Lady of Red Butte
 1919 The Home Town Girl
Ryder Brother (as William Courtwright)
 1919 Hard Boiled
Deacon Simpson (as Billy Courtright)
 1918/I Hitting the High Spots
 1918 The Deciding Kiss (as William Cartwright)
 1916 Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages
Second Pharisee (uncredited)
 1916 The Devil's Needle
Old Farmer (uncredited)
 1913 Her Wedding Bell (Short)
The Minister
 1913 The Suffragette Minstrels (Short)
In Audience
 1913 The Enemy's Baby (Short)
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1913 The Reformers; or, The Lost Art of Minding One's Business (Short)
Indigent Man / Bootlegger (uncredited)
 1913 The Sorrowful Shore (Short)
On Shore (uncredited)
 1913 In Diplomatic Circles (Short)
The Secretary of State
 1913 The Ranchero's Revenge (Short)
At Wedding (uncredited)
 1913 If We Only Knew (Short)
The Minister
 1912 Atala (Short)
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Stage and minstrel actor.

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Alternate Names:

William Cartwright | Billy Courtright | Billy Courtwright | William Courtwright

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Classically-trained character actor with extensive experience in Shakespearean roles. On screen, first with D.W. Griffith. Later with Hal Roach as a supporting player, possibly the oldest actor under contract. See more »


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