William Wright


William Wright

Biography

William Wright worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. Wright kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "China Clipper" (1936) with Pat O'Brien, the comedic adaptation "Nothing But the Truth" (1941) with Bob Hope and the John Barrymore comedy "World Premiere" (1941). He also appeared in "Maisie Was a Lady" (1941), "A Man's World" (1942) and "Bos...

Biography

William Wright worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. Wright kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "China Clipper" (1936) with Pat O'Brien, the comedic adaptation "Nothing But the Truth" (1941) with Bob Hope and the John Barrymore comedy "World Premiere" (1941). He also appeared in "Maisie Was a Lady" (1941), "A Man's World" (1942) and "Boston Blackie Goes Hollywood" (1942). His film career continued throughout the forties in productions like "Escape in the Fog" (1945), the Lucille Ball comedy "Lover Come Back" (1946) and the Erich von Stroheim thriller "The Mask of Diijon" (1946). He also appeared in "Philo Vance Returns" (1947). Wright was most recently credited in the family adventure "Paddington" (2015) with Hugh Bonneville. Wright passed away in January 1949 at the age of 38.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

Chances Are (1989)
Leadman
Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982)
Lead Man
Elvis (1979)
Lead Person
The Legend of Boggy Creek (1972)
Slaughter Trail (1951)
Musician
Impact (1949)
Prosecutor
Rose of the Yukon (1949)
Capt. Tom Clark
Daughter of the Jungle (1949)
Carl Easton
Air Hostess (1949)
Fred MacCoy
King of the Gamblers (1948)
Dave Fowler
The Beginning or the End (1947)
Colonel John Lansdale
Gas House Kids Go West (1947)
Jim Kingsley
Philo Vance Returns (1947)
Philo Vance
Lover Come Back (1946)
Jimmy Hennessey
The Mask of Diijon (1946)
Tony Holiday
Down Missouri Way (1946)
Mike Burton
Nocturne (1946)
Mr. Billings
Eve Knew Her Apples (1945)
Wardrobe Williams
Eadie Was a Lady (1945)
Tommy Foley
Escape in the Fog (1945)
Barry Malcolm
One Mysterious Night (1944)
Paul Martens
Dancing in Manhattan (1944)
Steve Crawford
Reveille with Beverly (1943)
Barry Lang
Saddles and Sagebrush (1943)
Krag Savin
Murder in Times Square (1943)
Detective Lieutenant Tabor
Night in New Orleans (1942)
George Wallace
Not a Ladies' Man (1942)
John Keen
True to the Army (1942)
Lieutenant Danvers
Lucky Legs (1942)
Pemberton "Pinkie" Connors
Sweetheart of the Fleet (1942)
Lt. Philip Blaine
Meet the Stewarts (1942)
Winkie Rogers
Boston Blackie Goes Hollywood (1942)
Slick Barton
Parachute Nurse (1942)
Lieutenant [Jim] Woods
A Man's World (1942)
Dan O'Driscoll
Tennessee Johnson (1942)
Alderman
Daring Young Man (1942)
Sam Long
A Night to Remember (1942)
Scott Carstairs
Sweater Girl (1942)
Announcer
Henry and Dizzy (1942)
Announcer
Fly-by-Night (1942)
Intern
Kiss the Boys Goodbye (1941)
Reporter
Rookies on Parade (1941)
Bob Madison
Glamour Boy (1941)
Hank Landon
World Premiere (1941)
Luther Skinkley
Maisie Was a Lady (1941)
Judge
The Devil Pays Off (1941)
Chris Waring
Nothing But the Truth (1941)
Mr. Prichard
Louisiana Purchase (1941)
Ambulance driver
Blossoms in the Dust (1941)
Senator
China Clipper (1936)
Pilot

Producer (Feature Film)

Boy Trouble (1939)
Associate Producer
Anna Karénina (1935)
Prod Assistant to David Selznick

Visual Effects (Feature Film)

Paddington (2015)
Digital Artist

Animation (Feature Film)

Fantasia 2000 (1999)
Animator

Art Department (Feature Film)

The Unsaid (2001)
Set Decorator
Death Becomes Her (1992)
On-Set Dresser
Dick Tracy (1990)
On-Set Dresser
A Hobo's Christmas (1987)
Set Decorator
Secret Admirer (1985)
On-Set Dresser

Film Production - Main (Feature Film)

Lost in Space (1998)
Driver
Memoirs Of An Invisible Man (1992)
Swing Gang

Misc. Crew (Feature Film)

Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
Compositor
Muppets Most Wanted (2014)
Compositor
47 Ronin (2013)
Rotoscope Artist

Cast (Special)

My Dad Can't Be Crazy... (Can He?) (1989)

Writer (Special)

Pavarotti: My World (1995)
Writer
Pavarotti Returns to Naples (1988)
Writer

Special Thanks (Special)

Pavarotti: My World (1995)
Writer
Pavarotti Returns to Naples (1988)
Writer

Misc. Crew (Special)

Conscience and the Constitution (2000)
Sound

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Blind Faith (1990)
Lead Person

Life Events

Bibliography