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William Courtenay (1875–1933)

William Courtenay was born on June 19, 1875 in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA as William Hancock Kelly. He was an actor, known for Miss Jerry (1894), The Sacred Flame (1929) and The Way of All Men (1930). He was married to Virginia Harned. He died on April 20, 1933 in Rye, New York, USA. See full bio »


(age 57) in Rye, New York, USA

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Known For

Miss Jerry
Miss Jerry Mr. Hamilton
The Sacred Flame
The Sacred Flame Major Laconda
The Way of All Men
The Show of Shows
The Show of Shows The Minister - Guillotine Sequence


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 1930 The Way of All Men
 1930 Three Faces East
Mr. Yates
 1929 The Sacred Flame
Major Laconda
 1929 The Show of Shows
The Minister - Guillotine Sequence
 1929 Evidence
Cyril Wimborne
 1919 The Inner Ring (Short)
 1917 The Recoil
Richard Cameron
 1917 The Hunting of the Hawk
 1917 Kick In
Chick Hewes
 1916 The Ninety and Nine
Tom Silverton
 1916 The Romantic Journey
 1916 The Island of Surprise
Robert Lovell
 1915 Sealed Lips
Henry Everard
 1905 The Whole Dam Family and the Dam Dog (Short)
Jimmy Dam (uncredited)
 1894 Miss Jerry
Mr. Hamilton

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Other Works:

Stage Play: Trilby. Comedy (revival). Written by Paul M. Potter. Based on the novel by George L. Du Maurier. Choreographed by Carl Marwig. New Amsterdam Theatre: 8 May 1905- May 1905 (closing date unknown/24 performances). Cast: Herbert Ayling (as "Dodor"), Meredith G. Brown (as "Anthony"), Grace Campbell (as "Bebe"), Ulric Blair Collins (... See more »

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Alternate Names:

William L. Courtenay | William Leonard Courtenay

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Between 1902 and 1904, he played opposite his future wife, Virginia Harned, in "Iris Camille" and "The Light That Lies in Woman's Eyes". See more »

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