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Coy Watson (1912–2009)

Coy Watson was born on November 16, 1912 in Los Angeles, California, USA as James Caughey Watson Jr. He was an actor and director, known for The Smart Set (1928), Stolen Glory (1921) and Schoolday Love (1922). He was married to Willie Watson. He died on March 14, 2009 in Alpine, California. See full bio »

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Known For

The Smart Set
Stolen Glory
Stolen Glory Actor
Schoolday Love
A Nick-of-Time Hero


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 1929 Love, Live and Laugh
Little Boy (uncredited)
 1929 The One Woman Idea
 1929 Blue Skies
 1928 Restless Youth
Office Boy (uncredited)
 1928 Taxi 13
Mactavish Child (uncredited)
 1928 Show People
Messenger Boy (uncredited)
 1928 Bear Knees (Short)
 1928 The Smart Set
Sammy (as Coy Watson Jr.)
 1927 Buttons
 1927 Wild Puppies (Short)
 1927 Quality Street
The Dunce Kid (uncredited)
 1927 The Fair Co-Ed
Boy in audience (uncredited)
 1927 Rich But Honest
Jimmie (uncredited)
 1927 The Shamrock and the Rose
Mickey Kelly
 1927 Love Makes 'Em Wild
 1926 Love's Last Laugh (Short)
One of the Baron's Partners
 1926 Hoboken to Hollywood (Short)
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1926 The Flying Horseman
Happy Joe's Son
 1925 The Golden Strain
Zeb - as a boy
 1925 Stella Dallas
Stella Dallas' Little Brother (uncredited)
 1925 The Dark Angel
Little Boy (uncredited)
 1925 Sneezing Beezers (Short)
King's Associate (uncredited)
 1925 Honeymoon Hardships (Short)
Farmer's Son
 1924 Bull and Sand (Short)
Little Boy (uncredited)
 1924 Galloping Bungalows (Short)
 1924 Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall (uncredited)
 1924 Black Oxfords (Short)
Jack as a Boy
 1924 The Right of the Strongest
Tony Thaggin
 1923 No Luck (Short) (as Coy Watson Jr.)
 1922 You Never Know
Muggsy (as Coy Watson Jr.)
 1922/II The Show (Short)
 1922 Schoolday Love (Short) (as Coy Watson Jr.)
 1922 Rolling Stones (Short) (as Coy Watson Jr.)
 1921 Assorted Heroes (Short) (as Coy Watson Jr.)
 1921 Stolen Glory (Short) (as Coy Watson Jr.)
 1921 A Nick-of-Time Hero (Short)
 1921 The Stork's Mistake (Short)
 1921 While the Devil Laughs
Gus Franklin (as Coy Watson Jr.)
 1916 The Snow Cure (Short)
Man at Snow Baths (uncredited)
 1914 Fatty's Gift (Short)
The Baby
 1913 The Price of Silence (Short)
Marion as an Infant (uncredited)
 1913/I A Life in the Balance (Short)
Baby (uncredited)
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Coy Watson Jr.


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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Personal Quote:

The motion picture business was something that if you liked it, it was your life. And that's the way it was with me.


His uncle, George Watson, was hired as The Los Angeles Times' first full-time news photographer in 1917 and later founded Acme News Pictures, a forerunner of United Press Photos. This became Coy's training ground for photography. He covered the 1932 Summer Olympics for Acme in Los Angeles. See more »


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