William Russell (silent film actor)


William Russell (silent film actor)

Infobox Actor
name = William Russell


birthdate = birth date|1884|4|12
birthplace = New York City, New York
deathdate = death date and age|1929|2|18|1884|4|12
deathplace = Los Angeles, California
spouse = Charlotte Burton
Helen Ferguson

William Russell (12 April 188418 February 1929) was an American silent film actor.

He was born William Lerche in The Bronx, New York.

William worked briefly with the American Mutoscope and Biograph Company before switching to the Thanhouser Company.

In 1917, William married actress Charlotte Burton; however, they became divorced in 1921 and he married another actress, Helen Ferguson.

William died in Beverly Hills, California at a young age due to pneumonia. He was the brother of film director Albert Russell.

Filmography

Actor

1920s

* Madonna of Avenue A (1929) (uncredited) .... Bit Part
* Girls Gone Wild (1929) .... Dan Brown
* The Midnight Taxi (1928) .... Joseph Brant
* State Street Sadie (1928) .... The Bat
* Danger Patrol (1928) .... Sergeant John Daley
* The Escape (1928) .... Jerry Magee
* The Crimson City (1928) .... The Bat
* The Head of the Family (1928) .... The Plumber
* Woman Wise (1928) .... Ne'er-Do-Well
* Brass Knuckles (1927) .... 'Brass Knuckles' Lamont
* The Girl from Chicago (1927) .... Big Steve Drummond
* The Desired Woman (1927) .... Captain Maxwell
* A Rough Shod Fighter (1927)
* Wings of the Storm (1926) .... Bill Martin
* The Blue Eagle (1926) .... Big Tim Ryan
* The Still Alarm (1926) .... Richard Fay
* Big Pal (1925)
* Before Midnight (1925) .... Tom Galloway
* My Neighbor's Wife (1925) .... Eric von Greed
* The Way of a Girl (1925) .... Brand
* On Thin Ice (1925) .... Dapper Crawford
* The Beloved Brute (1924) .... David Hinges
* Anna Christie (1923) .... Matt Burke
* When Odds Are Even (1923) .... Jack Arnold
* Times Have Changed (1923) .... Mark O'Rell
* Alias the Night Wind (1923) .... Bing Howard
* Boston Blackie (1923) .... Boston Blackie
* Goodbye Girls (1923) .... Vance McPhee
* A Man's Size (1923) .... Tom Morse
* The Great Night (1922) .... Larry Gilmore
* Mixed Faces (1922) .... Judge J. Woodworth Granger/Jimmy Gallop
* The Crusader (1922) .... Peter Brent
* A Self-Made Man (1922) .... Jack Spurlock
* The Men of Zanzibar (1922) .... Hugh Hemingway
* Money to Burn (1922) .... Lucky Garrity
* Strength of the Pines (1922) .... Bruce Duncan
* The Roof Tree (1921) .... Ken Thornton
* Desert Blossoms (1921) .... Stephen Brent
* The Lady from Longacre (1921) .... Lord Anthony Conway
* Singing River (1921) .... Long Rush
* Children of the Night (1921) .... Jerrold Jarvis Jones
* Colorado Pluck (1921) .... Colorado Jim
* Bare Knuckles (1921) .... Tim McGuire
* Quick Action (1921)
* The Cheater Reformed (1921) .... Jordan McCall/Dr. Luther McCall
* High Gear Jeffrey (1921) .... Jeffrey Claiborne
* The Iron Rider (1920) .... Larry Lannigan
* The Challenge of the Law (1920) .... Captain Bruce Cavanaugh
* The Man Who Dared (1920) .... Big Jim Kane
* The Twins of Suffering Creek (1920) .... Bill Lark
* Leave It to Me (1920) .... Dick Derrickson
* Shod with Fire (1920) .... Bruce Bayard
* The Valley of Tomorrow (1920) .... Dabney Morgan

1910s

* The Lincoln Highwayman (1919) .... Jimmy Clunder
* Sacred Silence (1919) .... Captain James Craig
* Six Feet Four (1919) .... Buck Thornton
* This Hero Stuff (1919) .... Captain November Jones
* A Sporting Chance (1919/I) .... John Stonehouse
* Some Liar (1919) .... Robert Winchester McTabb
* Brass Buttons (1919) .... Kingdon Hollister
* Where the West Begins (1919) .... Cliff Redfern
* When a Man Rides Alone (1919) .... William Sykes
* Eastward Ho! (1919) .... Buck Lindsay
* All the World to Nothing (1918) .... Richard Chester
* Hobbs in a Hurry (1918) .... J. Warren Hobbs, Jr.
* Up Romance Road (1918) .... Gregory Thorne
* Hearts or Diamonds? (1918) .... Larry Hanrahan
* The Midnight Trail (1918) .... Jack Woodford
* In Bad (1918) .... Monty Miles
* New York Luck (1917) .... Nick Fowler
* Snap Judgment (1917) .... James Page/'Arizona' Pete Rawley
* Sands of Sacrifice (1917) .... Big Bill Darcey
* Pride and the Man (1917) .... Jack Hastings
* The Masked Heart (1917) .... Philip Greycourt
* The Shackles of Truth (1917) .... Gerard Hale
* The Frame-Up (1917) .... Jeffrey Claiborne
* High Play (1917) .... John Sevier
* My Fighting Gentleman (1917) .... Frank Carlisle
* The Sea Master (1917) .... Bull Dorgan
* The Twinkler (1916) .... Bob Stephany, the
* Lone Star (1916) .... Lone Star
* The Love Hermit (1916) .... Tom Weston
* The Torch Bearer (1916) .... John Huntley-Knox
* The Man Who Would Not Die (1916) .... Clyde Kingsley/Ward Kingsley
* The Strength of Donald McKenzie (1916) .... Donald McKenzie
* The Highest Bid (1916) .... Oliver Strong
* Soul Mates (1916) .... Lowell Sherman
* Madelaine Morel (1916)
* The Bruiser (1916) .... 'Big Bill' Brawley
* The Craving (1916) .... Foster Calhoun
* The Smugglers of Santa Cruz (1916)
* The Thoroughbred (1916/I) .... Kelso Hamilton
* Sequel to the Diamond from the Sky (1916)
* Curly (1915)
* Dora Thorne (1915) .... Ronald
* Garden of Lies (1915) .... Dennis Mallory
* The Diamond from the Sky (1915) .... Blair Stanley
* The Dancing Girl (1915) .... John Christison
* Under the Gaslight (1914) .... Ray Trafford
* The Straight Road (1914) .... Bill Hubbell
* The Power of the Press (1914) .... Turner Morgan
* The Cricket on the Hearth (1914/I)
* The Science of Crime (1914)
* The Dilemma (1914)
* The Bush Leaguer's Dream (1913)
* Peggy's Invitation (1913)
* Curfew Shall Not Ring Tonight (1913)
* A Twentieth Century Farmer (1913)
* The Step Brothers (1913)
* A Peaceful Victory (1913)
* Moths (1913) .... Undetermined Name, leading man
* Robin Hood (1913) .... Robin Hood
* The Missing Witness (1913)
* Oh! Such a Beautiful Ocean (1913)
* Tannhäuser (1913)
* King René's Daughter (1913)
* Marble Heart (1913) .... The Editor
* Rosie's Revenge (1913)
* Cymbeline (1913)
* For Her Boy's Sake (1913)
* Won at the Rodeo (1913)
* Some Fools There Were (1913)
* Carmen (1913/II)
* The Star of Bethlehem (1912) .... Herod
* The Repeater (1912) .... The Political Reformer
* The Forest Rose (1912) .... Captain Maywood
* In Time of Peril (1912) .... The Young Farmer
* Through the Flames (1912/II) .... The Salesman
* The Little Girl Next Door (1912/I) .... The Other Father
* Put Yourself in His Place (1912) .... Squire Raby
* For the Mikado (1912) .... The Russian Traitor
* When Mercy Tempers Justice (1912) .... The Judge
* Miss Robinson Crusoe (1912)
* Undine (1912) .... Spirit of the Brook
* Orator, Knight and Cow Charmer (1912) .... Congressman Casey
* A Star Reborn (1912) .... A Millionaire
* Lucile (1912) .... Duc de Luvois
* The Wrecked Taxi (1912) .... The Husband
* The Merchant of Venice (1912) .... Antonio
* The Portrait of Lady Anne (1912) .... Lady Anne's Rejected Suitor
* Pa's Medicine (1912) .... Willie's Father
* Under Two Flags (1912/I) .... The Colonel
* The Night Clerk's Nightmare (1912) .... The Hotel Clerk
* On the Stroke of Five (1912)
* The Ring of a Spanish Grandee (1912) .... Don Rodrigo
* Jess (1912) .... Frank Muller, the Treacherous Boer
* The Little Shut-In (1912) .... Manly Feet
* Jilted (1912) .... The Suitor
* The Saleslady (1912)
* The Cry of the Children (1912) .... The factory owner
* Rejuvenation (1912) .... The Lighthouse Keeper
* Into the Desert (1912) .... The Girl's Fiancé
* A Love of Long Ago (1912) .... The Commandant
* The Girl of the Grove (1912) .... The Doctor
* For Sale -- A Life (1912) .... The Card Player
* Flying to Fortune (1912) .... The Doctor
* Extravagance (1912) .... The Sweetheart
* The Arab's Bride (1912) .... The Young Arab
* The Guilty Baby (1912) (unconfirmed) .... The Plumber
* A Message from Niagara (1912)
* The Silent Witness (1912) .... The Young Husband
* The Trouble Maker (1912) .... The Husband
* East Lynne (1912) .... Francis Levison
* A Niagara Honeymoon (1912) .... The Groom
* The Twelfth Juror (1912) .... The Twelfth Juror
* The Lady from the Sea (1911) .... Alfred, the Sailor
* The Last of the Mohicans (1911/II)
* Their Burglar (1911)
* David Copperfield (1911) .... Ham (in part two)
* Young Lochinvar (1911) .... Young Lochinvar
* The Lie (1911) .... The Broker
* The Cross (1911) .... First Mate
* The Train Despatcher (1911) .... The Railroad Manager
* A Doll's House (1911)
* Lorna Doone (1911)
* The Stepmother (1911)
* Get Rich Quick (1911) .... Bunco artist
* The Colonel and the King (1911)
* The Railroad Builder (1911)
* The Sinner (1911)
* The Charity of the Poor (1911)
* His Younger Brother (1911)
* Bertie's Brainstorm (1911) .... Bertie Fawcett
* The Pasha's Daughter (1911)
* Hypnotized (1910)
* The Vicar of Wakefield (1910)
* Looking Forward (1910)
* John Halifax, Gentleman (1910)
* Under Western Skies (1910) .... A Marriage Witness

Director

* The Torch Bearer (1916)
* The Man Who Would Not Die (1916)
* The Strength of Donald McKenzie (1916)
* The Highest Bid (1916)
* Soul Mates (1916)

Producer

* Big Pal (1925) (producer)
* Hearts or Diamonds? (1918) (producer)

Writer

* Pride and the Man (1917) (scenario)

External links

*
* [http://www.answers.com/topic/william-russell-actor-drama-adventure| William Russell biography] on answers.com.
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