Guinn Williams

Actor, Professional baseball player
Guinn Williams was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1919, he moved to Hollywood. Early on in his acting career, Williams landed roles in various films, including the William Haines romance "Brown of ... Read more »
Born: 04/26/1899 in Decatur, Texas, USA

Filmography

Actor (18)

Home From the Hill 1960 (Movie)

Hugh Macauley (Actor)

The Alamo 1960 (Movie)

Lieutenant Finn (Actor)

The Hired Gun 1957 (Movie)

Elby Kirby (Actor)

Man From Del Rio 1956 (Movie)

(Actor)

Man in the Saddle 1951 (Movie)

Bourke Prine (Actor)

Station West 1948 (Movie)

Mick (Actor)

The Desperadoes 1942 (Movie)

Nitro Rankin (Actor)

Silver Queen 1941 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Santa Fe Trail 1939 (Movie)

Windy Brody (Actor)

Virginia City 1939 (Movie)

'Marblehead' (Actor)

Dodge City 1938 (Movie)

Tex Baird (Actor)

Army Girl 1937 (Movie)

Sgt. Harry Ross (Actor)

A Star Is Born 1936 (Movie)

(Actor)

Private Worlds 1934 (Movie)

Jerry (Actor)

City Girl 1929 (Movie)

(Actor)

Brown of Harvard 1926 (Movie)

(Actor)

Slide, Kelly, Slide 1926 (Movie)

(Actor)

Circus Boy (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Guinn Williams was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1919, he moved to Hollywood. Early on in his acting career, Williams landed roles in various films, including the William Haines romance "Brown of Harvard" (1926), "The College Widow" (1927) and the comedy "Babe Comes Home" (1927) with Babe Ruth. He also appeared in "Slide, Kelly, Slide" (1927), "Vamping Venus" (1928) and "The Forward Pass" (1929). He kept working in film throughout the thirties, starring in the dramatic adaptation "The Littlest Rebel" (1935) with Shirley Temple Black, the Patsy Kelly comedy "Kelly the Second" (1936) and "The Vigilantes Are Coming" (1936). He also appeared in "Grand Jury" (1936). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the Errol Flynn action picture "The Santa Fe Trail" (1940), "Billy the Kid" (1941) and the drama "Swamp Water" (1941) with Walter Brennan. He also appeared in the musical "You'll Never Get Rich" (1941) with Fred Astaire and the Lupe Velez comedy "Six Lessons From Madame La Zonga" (1941). Williams was most recently credited in "Lucky Star" (1991) with Charles Farrell. Williams was married to Dorothy Williams. Williams passed away in June 1962 at the age of 63.

Relationships

Father

Dorothy Williams

Wife

Milestones

1919

Moved to Hollywood

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