|Born||in Troy, New York, USA|
|Died||in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA|
Mini Bio (1)
Handsome smart gentleman William Worthington born in Troy, New York in 1872. Well-known Broadway star of opera theatre, drama theatre and vaudeville from the late 1890's. He arrived in Hollywood in 1913 as a leading film performer making his movie debut in The Restless Spirit (1913) co-starring J. Warren Kerrigan and Jessalyn Van Trump at the Victor Film Co. His most memorable roles as Damon in Damon and Pythias (1914), as General George Washington in The Spy (1914), and as Eleanor's father in the comedy Kid Boots (1926) starring Eddie Cantor for the Famous Players-Lasky Film Co in 1926. Between 1917-1925 he concentrated on film directing and was head of a short-lived film production company called Multicolor which was bought by Cinecolor in 1932. He essayed scores of minor roles in many talkies often playing professional men, active in films up until his death in 1941.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Paul Rothwell-Smith