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Warren William

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Also Known As: Died: September 24, 1948
Born: December 2, 1894 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Aitkin, Minnesota, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

The Private Affairs of Bel Ami (1947) as Laroche-Mathieu
A man rises through Parisian society by using the women he romances.
Fear (1946) as Capt. Burke
A detective uses psychological warfare to get a confession out of a murderous student.
Strange Illusion (1945) as Brett Curtis [also known as Claude Barrington]
A young man''''s efforts to investigate his father''''s death and stop his mother from re-marrying land him in an insane asylum.
One Dangerous Night (1943) as [Michael Lanyard] The Lone Wolf
Michael Lanyard, alias the Lone Wolf and his man Friday, Jamison (Eric Blore), pick up Eve Andrews (Marguerite Chapman), when her car is wrecked. At her place, they discover the body of wealthy playboy Harry Cooper (Gerald Mohr) and are arrested. Inspector Crane (Thurston Hall), who doesn't believe the Lone Wolf has reformed, discovers jewels are missing. Lanyard and Jamison escape. Lanyard learns Cooper was blackmailing Eve, Sonia Budenney (Tala Birell), wife of a famous physician, and Jane Merrick (Mona Barrie), famous actress. He is spotted by gossip columnist Sidney Shaw (Warren Ashe), who agrees not to turn him in if he can tag along. Lanyard learns that Cooper planned to meet a woman at the airport. Hurrying there, he spots the girl and has Jamison trail her. Later, as he is questioning the girl, Patricia (Margaret Hayes), she is shot and wounded. After being turned in twice by Shaw and escaping , despite his promise not to do so, Lanyard and Jamison return again to Patricia's apartment where he learns that she is Shaw's wife.
Passport to Suez (1943) as The Lone Wolf [Michael Lanyard]
A reformed thief goes undercover to stop Nazi agents from hijacking planes.
Counter-Espionage (1942) as Michael Lanyard [also known as The Lone Wolf]
A reformed criminal hunts Nazi spies in London during the Blitz.
Wild Bill Hickok Rides (1942) as Harry Farrel
The Western hero takes on a ruthless land baron whose henchmen killed his best friend.
Secrets of the Lone Wolf (1941) as Michael Lanyard [also known as The Lone Wolf]
The Lone Wolf Takes a Chance (1941) as Michael Lanyard [also known as The Lone Wolf]
A reformed jewel thief fights to clear his name when he's framed for murder.
Wild Geese Calling (1941) as Blackie [Bedford]
In the 1890s lumberjack John leaves Seattle for Alaska to look for gold. After he marries dancehall girl Sally, he finds she used to be in love with his best friend Blackie.
The Wolf Man (1941) as Dr. Lloyd
A British nobleman undergoes a startling transformation when he's bitten by a gypsy werewolf.
Arizona (1940) as Jefferson Carteret
A tough pioneer woman needs a young man's help in fighting land grabbers and finding love.
Lillian Russell (1940) as The Famous J. L. [Jessie Lewisohn]
Life story of the musical star from her discovery in 1890 by bandleader Tony Pastor till her retirement in 1912 when she married newspaperman Alexander Moore.
Trail of the Vigilantes (1940) as Mark Dawson
The Lone Wolf Meets a Lady (1940) as Michael Lanyard [also known as The Lone Wolf]
A reformed jewel thief tries to clear a society beauty of murder charges.
The Lone Wolf Keeps a Date (1940) as Michael Lanyard [also known as The Lone Wolf]
A reformed thief tracks down a missing stamp collection and a kidnapped businessman.
The Lone Wolf Strikes (1940) as Michael Lanyard
A reformed jewel thief helps an heiress retrieve a stolen necklace.
The Gracie Allen Murder Case (1939) as Philo Vance
The zany plot follows nitwit Gracie Allen trying to help master sleuth Philo Vance solve a murder. Allen's uncle fixes her up with Bill at a company picnic. When the two go out to a nightclub that night, Gracie inadvertently links Bill to the murder of a thug after finding the dead body and Bill's cigarette case at the scene of the crime. While being questioned at the club, she meets Vance who's investigating the homicide. After Gracie's bungled attempts to solve the case, Vance decides it might be easier to have her working with him. Despite Gracie's "help," the two eventually find the real killer.
The Man in the Iron Mask (1939) as D'Artagnan
The Three Musketeers rescue the king''''s unjustly imprisoned twin.
The Lone Wolf Spy Hunt (1939) as Michael Lanyard [also known as The Lone Wolf]
A spy forces a reformed jewel thief to crack the safe where plans for an anti-aircraft gun are stored.
Day-Time Wife (1939) as Bernard Dexter
After catching her husband with his secretary, a young wife goes to work for his business rival.
The First Hundred Years (1938) as Harry Borden
A working woman doesn''''t want to give up her career when she marries.
Arsene Lupin Returns (1938) as Steve Emerson
A reformed jewel thief helps detectives track down a criminal.
Wives Under Suspicion (1938) as District Attorney [Jim] Stowell
A D.A.''''s personal life mirrors the love-triangle murder he''''s prosecuting.
Midnight Madonna (1937) as Blackie Denbo
The Firefly (1937) as Major de Rouchemont
A Spanish spy masquerades as a singer to sabotage Napoleon's forces.
Madame X (1937) as Bernard Fleuriot
When she kills a blackmailer, a woman is defended by the son she abandoned years earlier.
Outcast (1937) as Dr. Wendell Phillips Jones
The Case of the Velvet Claws (1936) as Perry Mason
Perry Mason''''s honeymoon with Della Street is interrupted by the murder of a scandal-sheet publisher.
Times Square Playboy (1936) as Vic Arnold
When he comes to New York for a wedding, an out-of-towner makes trouble for all concerned.
Stage Struck (1936) as Fred Harris
Broadway hopefuls put on a show.
Widow from Monte Carlo (1936) as [Major Allan] Chepstow
A widowed duchess enlists an American thief to save her from blackmail.
Satan Met a Lady (1936) as Ted Shane
In the second screen version of The Maltese Falcon, a detective is caught between a lying seductress and a lady jewel thief.
Go West Young Man (1936) as Morgan
Movie star Mavis Arden, as amorous in private as she is pure in public, gets involved with a politician despite her watchdog publicist Morgan. Planning to meet her beau again at the next stop on her personal appearance tour, Mavis is stranded at a remote rural boarding house, with a pretentious landlady, sensible old maid, rabid film fan waitress...and strapping young mechanic Bud Norton, whom to Mavis is just the plaything of an idle hour...
The Case of the Lucky Legs (1935) as Perry Mason
Perry Mason tries to stay on the wagon while investigating the murder of a crooked beauty contest promoter.
Living on Velvet (1935) as Gibraltar [Walter Pritcham]
A guilt-ridden pilot finds a new outlook on life when he falls for a society girl.
The Case of the Curious Bride (1935) as Perry Mason
Perry Mason helps a young woman whose supposedly dead husband suddenly returns to life.
Don't Bet on Blondes (1935) as Odds Owen
An actress''''s manager tries to keep her from leaving the stage for marriage.
The Dragon Murder Case (1934) as Philo Vance
Society sleuth Philo Vance looks into a murder near a mysterious "dragon pool."
Dr. Monica (1934) as John [Braden]
A female doctor learns that her husband loves another woman.
Smarty (1934) as Tony [Wallace]
A squabbling couple can''''t seem to make it to the divorce court.
The Secret Bride (1934) as Robert Sheldon
A district attorney secretly marries the daughter of a man he's trying to convict.
Imitation of Life (1934) as Stephen Archer
A widow and her housekeeper go into business together but almost lose their daughters.
Bedside (1934) as Bob [Brown, later known as J. Herbert Martell]
A fake doctor sets up a lucrative high-society practice.
The Case of the Howling Dog (1934) as Perry Mason
Perry Mason gets caught between feuding neighbors who claim to be married to the same woman.
Cleopatra (1934) as Julius Caesar
The fabled queen of Egypt leads Julius Caesar and Marc Antony astray.
Upper World (1934) as Alex Stream
A wealthy man escapes his wife's social pretensions in the arms of a burlesque queen.
Lady for a Day (1933) as Dave the Dude
A gangster helps an old apple-vendor pose as a society woman to fool her visiting daughter.
Goodbye Again (1933) as Kenneth [Bixby]
An author''''s reunion with an old flame angers the secretary who loves him.
Employee's Entrance (1933) as Kurt Anderson
An unscrupulous department store manager stops at nothing to get what he wants.
Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933) as [J.] Lawrence [Bradford]
Three chorus girls fight to keep their show going and find rich husbands.
The Mind Reader (1933) as Chandra [Chandler, also known as Dr. Munro]
A fake mentalist tries to go straight, only to end up in jail.
Skyscraper Souls (1932) as David Dwight
A ruthless financier will stop at nothing to control a 100-story office building.
The Woman from Monte Carlo (1932) as Lieutenant George D'Ortelles
A ship''''s captain loses course in perilous waters when he discovers his wife cheating on him.
The Mouthpiece (1932) as Vincent Day
A crusading DA goes into private practice and succumbs to the temptations of corruption.
Beauty and the Boss (1932) as Baron Josef von Ullrich
After being distracted by a string of pretty secretaries, a banker hires a plain Jane, only to fall in love with her.
Three on a Match (1932) as Robert Kirkwood
A woman's childhood friends try to rescue her from gangsters.
Under Eighteen (1932) as Raymond Harding
A girl from the slums falls for a lecherous Broadway producer.
The Dark Horse (1932) as Hal S. Blake
A political machine backs a dimwitted candidate for governor.
The Match King (1932) as Paul Kroll
An ambitious young man corners the market on matches, then faces the destruction of his empire.
Honor of the Family (1931) as Captain Boris Barony
Expensive Women (1931) as Neil Hartley
A bright young thing can''''t decide which of her flirtations should lead to marriage.

Film Production - Construction/Set (feature film)

Anywhere But Here (1999) as Prop Maker Gang Boss
It is mid-summer 1995 as a 1978 Mercedes zooms down the highway, heading west. Inside sit 14-year-old Ann August and her mother Adele. Against her will, Ann is being moved to Beverly Hills where Adele, stifled by small-town life in Bay City, Wisconsin hopes to make her colorful dreams come true. Ann
Dying Young (1991) as Prop Maker
When blue-collar Hilary becomes the live-in chemotherapy nurse for wealthy, secretive Victor, seeing the effects of the treatment on him gives her second thoughts about staying. When the patient confesses his love for her, she stays, and the couple decides to make the most of however much time they

Cast (short)

The Candid Camera Story (Very Candid) of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures 1937 Convention (1936)
This short film chronicles various events associated with MGM's 1937 convention for the studio's national sales and distribution staff.
Things You Never See on the Screen (1935)
This short film presents a series of bloopers from various Warner Bros. productions.
A Trip Thru a Hollywood Studio (1935)
This short film takes the viewer on a tour of the Warner Brothers studios lot. Vitaphone Release 6616.
A Dream Comes True The Making of an Unusual Motion Picture (1935)
This short film promotes the film "A Midsummer Night''s Dream" (1935), and offers behind-the-scene footage of the creation of the film.
The Hollywood You Never See (1934)
This promotional short film offers a behind-the-scenes look at the making of "Cleopatra" (1934).
How I Play Golf by Bobby Jones No. 7 The Spoon (1931)
In this short film, golfer Bobby Jones instructs the viewer on the use of the club known as the spoon. Vitaphone Release 4798.

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