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Also Known As: William Humphreys, William Humphreys, William Humphries Died: October 4, 1942
Born: January 2, 1875 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts, USA Profession: director, actor

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William Humphrey was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1909, he joined the Vitagraph Company in Brooklyn. In his early acting career, Humphrey appeared in such films as "Haldane of the Secret Service" (1923), the Ramon Novarro adventure "Scaramouche" (1923) and the dramatic adaptation "The Actress" (1928) with Norma Shearer. He also appeared in "Devil May Care" (1929). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the mystery "Cheating Blondes" (1933) with Thelma Todd, "One Year Later" (1933) and the thriller "The Vampire Bat" (1933) with Lionel Atwill. He also appeared in "The Fighting Pilot" (1935). Humphrey was most recently credited in the Bette Davis comedy "Wicked Stepmother" (1989). Humphrey passed away in October 1942 at the age of 67.

William Humphrey was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1909, he joined the Vitagraph Company in Brooklyn. In his early acting career, Humphrey appeared in such films as "Haldane of the Secret Service" (1923), the Ramon Novarro adventure "Scaramouche" (1923) and the dramatic adaptation "The Actress" (1928) with Norma Shearer. He also appeared in "Devil May Care" (1929). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the mystery "Cheating Blondes" (1933) with Thelma Todd, "One Year Later" (1933) and the thriller "The Vampire Bat" (1933) with Lionel Atwill. He also appeared in "The Fighting Pilot" (1935). Humphrey was most recently credited in the Bette Davis comedy "Wicked Stepmother" (1989). Humphrey passed away in October 1942 at the age of 67.

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DIRECTOR:

1.
  Foolish Monte Carlo (1922) Director
2.
  Atonement (1919) Director
3.
  The Unchastened Woman (1918) Director
4.
  Joan of Plattsburg (1918) Director
5.
  The Footlights of Fate (1916) Director
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  Fathers of Men (1916) Director
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  On Her Wedding Night (1915) Director
8.
  To Cherish and Protect (1915) Director
9.
  His Wedded Wife (1914) Director
10.

CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Find the Witness (1937) Minister
2.
 Fighting Pilot (1935) Mr. [F. S.] Reynolds
3.
 Get That Man (1935) Mr. Brownlee
4.
 False Pretenses (1935) Newman
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 Are We Civilized? (1934) Napoleon
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 The Crime of Helen Stanley (1934) Doctor
8.
 One Year Later (1933) Conductor
9.
 Secret Sinners (1933)
10.
 Cheating Blondes (1933) City editor
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1909:
Joined the Vitagraph Company in Brooklyn
1909:
Film acting debut in one-reel "Napoleon--The Man of Destiny"

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