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William Welsh (I) (1870–1946)

William Welsh was born on February 9, 1870 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as William Joseph Welsh. He was an actor, known for The Bull's Eye (1917), Burning Words (1923) and Traffic in Souls (1913). He died on July 16, 1946 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Bull's Eye John North
Burning Words John Malcolm
Traffic in Souls William Trubus
Parentage John Brown


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 1936 Cavalry
Gen. John Harvey
 1935/I Queen of the Jungle
John Lawrence
 1935 Stormy
Old Miner (uncredited)
 1935 Diamond Jim
Conductor (uncredited)
 1935/II Queen of the Jungle
John Lawrence
 1935 Ruggles of Red Gap
Eddie (uncredited)
 1934 One More River
Juryman (uncredited)
 1934 Whom the Gods Destroy
Balkan Captain (uncredited)
 1933 Gambling Ship
Conductor (uncredited)
 1932 Beyond the Rockies
Rancher Allen
 1931 Freighters of Destiny
Tim 'Dad' Mercer
 1931 Sundown Trail
Pa Stoddard
 1930 The Love Trader
 1929 Skinner Steps Out
 1929 The Mississippi Gambler
Captain Weathers
 1929 Come and Get It!
Judge Elliott
 1928 Companionate Marriage
Mr. Williams
 1928 Lightning Speed
Governor Standish
 1928 The Head of the Family
Daniel Sullivan
 1928 Daredevil's Reward
James Powell (as William Welch)
 1927 The Opening Night
 1927 Isle of Forgotten Women
Mr. Paine (as William Welch)
 1927 Chain Lightning
George Clearwater (as William Welch)
 1927 The Western Rover
AlexanderSeaton (as William Welch)
 1927 Hills of Peril
Grimes (as William Welch)
 1927 Paying the Price
Thomas Gordon
 1927 Wandering Girls
James Marston
 1926 Benson at Calford (Short)
Abner Benson - Ed's Father
 1926 The Collegians (Short)
Abner Benson - Ed's Father
 1926 Obey the Law
The Father
 1926 The Man from the West
Bill Hayes
 1926 Frenzied Flames
Captain Meagan
 1926 The Set-Up
Sheriff Hayes
 1926 The Demon
Percival Wade
 1926 Western Pluck
'Dynamite' Dyer
 1925 Two-Fisted Jones
Henry Mortimer
 1925 The White Outlaw
Malcolm Gale
 1925 Fighting the Flames
Charlie Ryan
 1925 The Red Rider
Ben Hanfer
 1925 Don Dare Devil
José Remado (as William Welch)
 1925 The Fighting Ranger
John Marshall
 1925 Flying Hoofs
Banker Conner
 1924 The Western Wallop
Italian convict
 1924 The Price She Paid
General Lemuel Sidall
 1924 The Iron Man
 1924 Excitement
Hiram Lyons
 1924 The Law Forbids
Lawyer for the Plantiff (as William Welch)
 1924 The Man from Wyoming
David Messiter
 1923 The Red Warning
George Ainslee
 1923 Shootin' 'Em Up (Short) (as William J. Welsh)
 1923 The Ramblin' Kid
Lafe Dorsey
 1923 Beasts of Paradise (as William J. Welsh)
 1923 Shadows of the North
Jeffrey Neilson
 1923 Shootin' for Love
Bill Randolph
 1923 The Shock
Mischa Hadley
 1923 Trifling with Honor
 1923 Burning Words
John Malcolm
 1923 Dead Game
 1923 The Town Scandal
Samuel Grimes
 1923 Under Secret Orders (Short)
 1923 One of Three (Short)
 1923 The Social Buccaneer
Raymond Norton
 1923 Around the World in Eighteen Days
Matthew Harlow (as William J. Welsh)
 1922 The Flirt
George Carroll
 1922 Ridin' Wild
John Henderson
 1922 The Lone Hand
Al Sheridan (as William Welch)
 1922 Top o' the Morning
Dermott O'Donnell
 1922 The Scrapper
Dan McCarthy
 1921 Orphans of the Storm
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
 1921 Roaring Waters (Short)
 1921 Short Skirts
Woodward Christie
 1921 Luring Lips
James Tierney
 1921 Reputation
Max Gossman
 1921 The Man Tamer
Circus Manager
 1921 Crossed Clues (Short)
 1920 A Man from Nowhere
George Ainslee
 1920 Cynthia of the Minute
Mr. Acklin
 1920 Trailed by Three
 1919 The Little Diplomat
Bradley West
 1918 The Heart of Humanity
Prussian Officer
 1917 The Bull's Eye
John North
 1917 The Untamed (Short)
Clem Wytall
 1917 Parentage
John Brown
 1917 The Eternal Sin
 1916 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
Charles Denver (as William Welch)
 1916 Society's Hypocrites (Short)
 1916 Behind Life's Stage (Short)
The Proprietor / The Black Prince (as William J. Welsh)
 1916 The Memory Mill (Short)
Chief of the Press Gang (as William J. Welsh)
 1916 Somewhere on the Battle Field (Short)
Dr. Rejto (as William J. Welsh)
 1916 In the Heart of New York (Short)
'Red' Leary
 1916 The Foolish Virgin
Jim's father
 1916 The Code of the Mounted (Short) (as William J. Welsh)
 1916 The Narrow Path
Bessie's Father (as William J. Welsh)
 1916 Beyond the Trail (Short)
Franklin Morgan - the Father
 1916 Two Seats at the Opera (Short)
Dr. Jones (as William J. Welsh)
 1916 Peggy and the Law (Short)
Sheriff Perkins (as William J. Welsh)
 1916 Behind the Secret Panel (Short)
Lazar (as William J. Welsh)
 1916 The Finer Metal (Short)
Stephen Carleton (as William Welch)
 1916 The Limousine Mystery (Short)
The Chauffeur
 1916 A Wife at Bay (Short)
William Chantley
 1916 Elusive Isabel
Chief Campbell
 1916 The Girl Who Feared Daylight (Short)
Dreen (as William Welch)
 1916 Through Flames to Love (Short)
Jack Sturgeon (as William J. Welsh)
 1916 Autumn
 1916 The Defective Detective (Short)
Wild Bill (as William Welch)
 1915 The Primrose Path
Cartwright (as William J. Welsh)
 1915 Thou Shalt Not Lie (Short)
Fred Wales
 1915 The Eleventh Dimension (Short)
Professor Singleton
 1915 The Wrong Label (Short)
Big Phil (as William J. Welsh)
 1915 Conscience
John Benson (as William J. Welsh)
 1915 The White Terror
David Duncan
 1915 Courtmartialed
General Bleirot (as William J. Welsh)
 1915 Rene Haggard Journeys On (Short)
Rene's Sister's Assailant
 1915 The Blank Page (Short)
The Intruder
 1915 The Broken Toy (Short)
Merle's Father
 1915 A Photoplay Without a Name, or: A $50.00 Reward (Short) (as William J. Welsh)
 1915 The Treason of Anatole (Short)
Fritz Von Holm (as William J. Welsh)
 1915 The Awaited Hour (Short)
Stephen Farwell - the Employer
 1915 A Gentleman of Art (Short)
The Chief (as William J. Welsh)
 1914 Peg o' the Wilds (Short)
Stephen Wright
 1914 In Self Defense (Short)
Fred Wright
 1914 The Tenth Commandment (Short)
Brown - the Drifter
 1914 Redemption (Short)
 1914 Jim Webb, Senator (Short)
A Lobbyist
 1914 When the World Was Silent (Short)
The Musician's Butler (as William J. Welsh)
 1914 The Skull (Short) (as William J. Welsh)
 1914 The Dawn of the New Day (Short) (as William J. Welsh)
 1914 Beneath the Mask (Short) (as William J. Welsh)
 1914 Neptune's Daughter
King Neptune (as William Welch)
 1914 The Blood Test (Short)
 1914 King the Detective in the Marine Mystery (Short)
The Bank Manager
 1914 The Price of Sacrilege (Short)
Guiseppi (as William J. Welsh)
 1914 The Doctor's Deceit (Short)
Dr. Harry Wales / Dr. Rollins (re-release)
 1914 Watch Dog of the Deep (Short)
Will - the Old Sea Dog (as William J. Welsh)
 1913 The Conscience of Hassan Bey (Short)
Hassan Bey (as William J. Welsh)
 1913 Plain Jane (Short)
Count von Sternberg (as William J. Welsh)
 1913 Jane's Brother, the Paranoiac (Short)
Welsh - the Rejected Suitor (as William J. Welsh)
 1913 Traffic in Souls
William Trubus (as Wm. Welsh)
 1913 Who Killed Olga Carew? (Short)
Arthur Metfalf - the Artist
 1913 The Temptation of Jane (Short)
Rupert Strong (as William J. Welsh)
 1913 His Hour of Triumph (Short)
Leonard Dare - the Actor / Manager
 1913 Jane of Moth-Eaten Farm (Short)
The Banker (as William J. Welsh)
 1913 In Peril of the Sea (Short)
The Organist's Father (as William J. Welsh)
 1913 The Miser's Son (Short)
The Miser's Son (as William Welch)
 1913 Robespierre
Dumont (as William J. Welsh)
 1913 The Gold Mesh Bag (Short) (as William J. Welsh)
 1913 The Angel of Death (Short)
The Saviour
 1913 Self-Accused (Short)
The Real Murderer (as William Welch)
 1913/I Kathleen Mavourneen (Short)
Squire Bernard Kavanagh
 1913/I The Man Outside (Short)
District Attorney Frederick Wrightman (as William J. Welsh)
 1912 The Open Road (Short)
Seth Martin
 1912 Leah, the Forsaken (Short)
Lorenzo - Rudolph's Father
 1912 An Eventful Bargain Day (Short)
John Smithers, a Bachelor (as William J. Welsh)
 1912 He Had But Fifty Cents (Short)
William Welsh (as William J. Welsh)
 1912 Home Again (Short)
The Warden (as William J. Welsh)
 1912 Clownland (Short)
A Philanthropist (as William J. Welsh)
 1912 Lady Audley's Secret (Short)
Sir Michael (as William J. Welsh)
 1912 The Staff of Age (Short)
The Magistrate
 1912 Tempted But True (Short)
Mr. Dayton - Mary's Father (as Mr. Welsh)
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