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Will Stanton (I) (1885–1969)

Will Stanton was born on September 18, 1885 in London, England as William Sidney Stanton. He is known for his work on Sadie Thompson (1928), The Painted Angel (1929) and Paradise Island (1930). He was married to Rosalind May. He died on December 18, 1969 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Sadie Thompson
Sadie Thompson Quartermaster Bates
The Painted Angel
Paradise Island
Captain Fury
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 1954 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
 1949 Adam's Rib
Taxicab Driver (uncredited)
 1949 Slightly French
Cockney Barker (uncredited)
 1947 Forever Amber
Dead Eye (uncredited)
 1947 The Exile
 1947 The Ghost and Mrs. Muir
Porter (uncredited)
 1946 Wife Wanted
Squint (uncredited)
 1946 Renegades
Barfly (uncredited)
 1946 To Each His Own
Funny Little Waiter (uncredited)
 1945 Confidential Agent
Miner (uncredited)
 1945 Nob Hill
Tourist at Wax Museum (uncredited)
 1945 Son of Lassie
Dog Trainer (uncredited)
 1945 A Guy, a Gal and a Pal
 1944 Lost in a Harem
Plain Native in Café (uncredited)
 1944 Our Hearts Were Young and Gay
Cockney Cabin Steward (uncredited)
 1944 The Canterville Ghost
Stone Mason (uncredited)
 1944 Mr. Skeffington
Sid Lapham (uncredited)
 1944 Shine on Harvest Moon
Drunk (uncredited)
 1944 The Lodger
Newsboy (uncredited)
 1943 Thank Your Lucky Stars
Pub Character in Errol Flynn Number (uncredited)
 1943 The Man from Down Under
Bettor (uncredited)
 1943 Thumbs Up
Workman (uncredited)
 1943 It Ain't Hay
Drunk (uncredited)
 1942 This Above All
Bartender (uncredited)
 1942 Reap the Wild Wind
Rat-Faced Man (uncredited)
 1942 Brooklyn Orchid
Goodweeks' Valet (uncredited)
 1941 International Squadron
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1941 Charley's Aunt
 1941 Sergeant York
Cockney Soldier (uncredited)
 1941 Broadway Limited
Cafe Customer (uncredited)
 1941 The Devil and Miss Jones
Pickpocket at Precinct House (uncredited)
 1939 We Are Not Alone
Mr. Deane (uncredited)
 1939 Fast and Furious
Waiter (uncredited)
 1939 Captain Fury
Bertie Green
 1939 Weather Wizards (Short)
Uncle Jim (uncredited)
 1939 The Little Princess
 1939 Devil's Island
 1938 Straight Place and Show
Truck Driver - Syd Robins
 1938 Anaesthesia (Short)
Dental Patient (uncredited)
 1938 Four Men and a Prayer
Cockney in Marlanda
 1938 International Crime
 1937 Big City
Comet Cab Driver (uncredited)
 1937 Another Dawn
John's Caddy (uncredited)
 1937 Affairs of Cappy Ricks
Steward (uncredited)
 1937 The Prince and the Pauper
Man in Crowd (uncredited)
 1936 Lloyd's of London
 1936 White Hunter
 1936 The Last of the Mohicans
 1936 Blackmailer
Nick (uncredited)
 1936 Fury
Drunk Leaving Bar (uncredited)
 1935 Annie Oakley
Drunk (uncredited)
 1935 The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo
Drunken Waiter (uncredited)
 1935 Mutiny on the Bounty
Portsmouth Joe (uncredited)
 1935 I Found Stella Parish
Messenger (uncredited)
 1935 Bad Boy
Racker in Pool Hall (uncredited)
 1935 Atlantic Adventure
Steward (uncredited)
 1935 The Irish in Us
Drunk at Fight (uncredited)
 1935 Born to Gamble
Prospector at Card Game (uncredited)
 1935 Escapade
Singer (uncredited)
 1935 Baby Face Harrington
Drunken Prisoner (uncredited)
 1934 The Man Who Reclaimed His Head
Drunk Soldier (uncredited)
 1934 Pursued
Ticket Agent (uncredited)
 1934 Bachelor Bait
Drunk (uncredited)
 1934 Cracked Shots (Short)
The Conductor
 1934 Apples to You! (Short)
Mr. Stanton
 1934 Strictly Fresh Yeggs (Short)
The Drunk
 1934 The Undie-World (Short)
Maxie - the Chief's Henchman
 1934 Next Week-End (Short)
 1934 Cross Country Cruise
Drunk on Bus (uncredited)
 1933 Cold Turkey (Short)
 1933 Alice in Wonderland
Seven of Spades (uncredited)
 1933 Arizona to Broadway
Drunk on Train (uncredited)
 1933 Song of the Eagle
Rum Runner (uncredited)
 1933 Hello, Sister!
 1933 Sailor's Luck
J. Felix Hemingway
 1933 The Monkey's Paw
Bookmaker (uncredited)
 1933 Cavalcade
Tommy Jolly - in the Show (uncredited)
 1932 Me and My Gal
Drunk (uncredited)
 1932 Officer, Save My Child (Short)
 1932 Wild Girl
Bartender (uncredited)
 1932 Roar of the Dragon
Sailor Sam
 1932 Devil's Lottery
Dan Cooper the Bookie (uncredited)
 1932 Steady Company
Husband in Car (uncredited)
 1932 Any Old Port! (Short)
Drunk (uncredited)
 1932 Lovers Courageous
Drunk (uncredited)
 1931 I Surrender Dear (Short)
George Dobbs (uncredited)
 1931 Pardon Us
Insurgent Convict (uncredited)
 1931 The Two Gun Man
Kettle-Belly (uncredited)
 1931 The Dog Doctor (Short)
Adrian - Social Secretary
 1931 High Gear (Short)
Belligerent Motorist (uncredited)
 1931 The Lion and the Lamb
 1930 Paradise Island
 1930 The Return of Dr. Fu Manchu
Curious Passerby at Fu's Funeral (uncredited)
 1930 Mamba
Cockney Servant (as William Stanton)
 1929 The Painted Angel
 1929 Half Marriage
Elevator Operator (uncredited)
 1929 The Cock-Eyed World
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1929 True Heaven
Gresson's Chauffeur
 1928 Golf Widows
John Dixon
 1928 Sadie Thompson
Quartermaster Bates
 1927 Assistant Wives (Short)
Undetermined Secondary Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1927 Do Detectives Think? (Short)
Killer's pal (uncredited)
 1927 The Lighter That Failed (Short)
 1927 Sailors, Beware! (Short)
Baron Behr (uncredited)
 1927 Sugar Daddies (Short)
 1927 With Love and Hisses (Short)
Soldier sleeping next to Stan (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

William Stanton


5' 2" (1.57 m)

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British-born small part supporting actor in several feature films and in silent screen comedies for Hal Roach, from the late 1920's to the early 30's. Later appeared in a couple of Pete Smith educational shorts at MGM.

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