William Humphrey

Actor, Director
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" ... Read more »
Born: 01/02/1875 in Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts, USA

Filmography

Actor (10)

Scaramouche 1922 (Movie)

The Chevalier de Chabrillane (Actor)

Abraham Lincoln (Movie)

Stephen A. Douglas (Actor)

Devil May Care (Movie)

Napoleon (Actor)

False Pretenses (Movie)

(Actor)

Haldane of the Secret Service (Movie)

Edward Ormsby (Actor)

Madame Racketeer (Movie)

(Actor)

One Year Later (Movie)

(Actor)

Tangled Destinies (Movie)

(Actor)

The Fighting Pilot (Movie)

F. S. Reynolds (Actor)

The Vampire Bat (Movie)

Dr. Haupt (Actor)
Writer (1)

Home From the Hill 1960 (Movie)

(Source Material (from novel))
Production Management (1)

Mystery Mansion 1982 (Movie)

(Production Manager)
Visual Effects & Animation (1)

Wicked Stepmother 1989 (Movie)

animation camera operator (Animator)

Biography

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.

Milestones

1909

Film acting debut in one-reel "Napoleon--The Man of Destiny"

1909

Joined the Vitagraph Company in Brooklyn

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