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William Keighley (1889–1984)


William Keighley's professional career spanned three distinct mediums: the theatre, motion pictures and, finally, radio. Initially trained as a stage actor and Broadway director, he arrived in Hollywood shortly after the advent of sound, landing a job with Warner Brothers (where he spent most of his career) as an assistant director and dialog ... See full bio »

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Known For

Torrid Zone Director
(1940)
The Singing Kid Director
(1936)
Special Agent Director
(1935)

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Other Works:

Stage: Directed "Town Boy" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Marie Baumer. Belmont Theatre: 4 Oct 1929-Oct 1929 (closing date unknown/3 performances). Cast included: Ralph Bellamy, Millard Mitchell. Produced by Charles Harris. See more »

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His last name is pronounced "Kee-lee", not, as is often mispronounced, "Kye-lee". See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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