Portrait of William Boyd

William Boyd

Bio: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia William Lawrence Boyd (June 5, 1895 – September 12, 1972) was an American film actor who is best known for portraying the cowboy hero Hopalong Cassidy. Boyd was born in Hendrysburg, Ohio, and reared in Cambridge, Ohio and Tulsa, Oklahoma
Born: Tue, Jun 04 1895
Birthplace: Hendrysburg, Ohio, USA

Death: Tue, Sep 12 1972
William Boyd is 77 years old
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Movies (Acting Roles)

Poster of Golden Saddles, Silver Spurs
Golden Saddles, Silver Spurs
William Boyd would have been no older than
77 in Golden Saddles, Silver Spurs
as '(archive footage)'.
Sat, Jan 01 2000
Poster of Going Hollywood: The '30s
Going Hollywood: The '30s
William Boyd would have been no older than
77 in Going Hollywood: The '30s
as '(archive footage)'.
Sun, Jan 01 1984
Poster of Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch
Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch
William Boyd would have been no older than
77 in Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch
as '(archive footage)'.
Sat, May 01 1976
Poster of It's Showtime
It's Showtime
William Boyd would have been no older than
77 in It's Showtime
as 'Self (archive footage)'.
Wed, Mar 31 1976
Poster of The Movie Orgy
The Movie Orgy
William Boyd was
72 in The Movie Orgy
as 'Hopalong Cassidy (archive footage)'.
Mon, Jan 01 1968
Poster of Little Smokey
Little Smokey
William Boyd was
57 in Little Smokey
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Thu, Jan 01 1953
Poster of The Greatest Show on Earth
The Greatest Show on Earth
William Boyd was
56 in The Greatest Show on Earth
as 'Hopalong Cassidy (uncredited)'.
Sat, Feb 16 1952
Poster of Strange Gamble
Strange Gamble
William Boyd was
53 in Strange Gamble
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Oct 08 1948
Poster of False Paradise
False Paradise
William Boyd was
53 in False Paradise
as 'William "Hopalong" Cassidy'.
Fri, Sep 10 1948
Poster of Borrowed Trouble
Borrowed Trouble
William Boyd was
53 in Borrowed Trouble
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Jul 23 1948
Poster of Sinister Journey
Sinister Journey
William Boyd was
53 in Sinister Journey
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Jun 11 1948
Poster of The Dead Don't Dream
The Dead Don't Dream
William Boyd was
52 in The Dead Don't Dream
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Apr 30 1948
Poster of Silent Conflict
Silent Conflict
William Boyd was
52 in Silent Conflict
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Mar 19 1948
Poster of Hoppy's Holiday
Hoppy's Holiday
William Boyd was
52 in Hoppy's Holiday
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Jul 18 1947
Poster of The Marauders
The Marauders
William Boyd was
52 in The Marauders
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Tue, Jul 01 1947
Poster of Dangerous Venture
Dangerous Venture
William Boyd was
51 in Dangerous Venture
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, May 23 1947
Poster of Unexpected Guest
Unexpected Guest
William Boyd was
51 in Unexpected Guest
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Mar 28 1947
Poster of The Devil's Playground
The Devil's Playground
William Boyd was
51 in The Devil's Playground
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Nov 15 1946
Poster of Fool's Gold
Fool's Gold
William Boyd was
51 in Fool's Gold
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Wed, Oct 09 1946
Poster of Forty Thieves
Forty Thieves
William Boyd was
49 in Forty Thieves
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Jun 23 1944
Poster of Mystery Man
Mystery Man
William Boyd was
48 in Mystery Man
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Wed, May 31 1944
Poster of Lumberjack
Lumberjack
William Boyd was
48 in Lumberjack
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Apr 28 1944
Poster of Texas Masquerade
Texas Masquerade
William Boyd was
48 in Texas Masquerade
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Tue, Feb 08 1944
Poster of Riders of the Deadline
Riders of the Deadline
William Boyd was
48 in Riders of the Deadline
as 'Ranger William "Hopalong" Cassidy'.
Fri, Dec 03 1943
Poster of False Colors
False Colors
William Boyd was
48 in False Colors
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Nov 05 1943
Poster of Bar 20
Bar 20
William Boyd was
48 in Bar 20
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Oct 01 1943
Poster of Colt Comrades
Colt Comrades
William Boyd was
48 in Colt Comrades
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Jun 18 1943
Poster of Leather Burners
Leather Burners
William Boyd was
47 in Leather Burners
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, May 28 1943
Poster of Border Patrol
Border Patrol
William Boyd was
47 in Border Patrol
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Apr 02 1943
Poster of Hoppy Serves a Writ
Hoppy Serves a Writ
William Boyd was
47 in Hoppy Serves a Writ
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Mar 12 1943
Poster of Lost Canyon
Lost Canyon
William Boyd was
47 in Lost Canyon
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Dec 18 1942
Poster of Undercover Man
Undercover Man
William Boyd was
47 in Undercover Man
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Oct 23 1942
Poster of Secret of the Wastelands
Secret of the Wastelands
William Boyd was
46 in Secret of the Wastelands
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Sat, Nov 15 1941
Poster of Outlaws of the Desert
Outlaws of the Desert
William Boyd was
46 in Outlaws of the Desert
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Sat, Nov 01 1941
Poster of Twilight on the Trail
Twilight on the Trail
William Boyd was
46 in Twilight on the Trail
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Mon, Sep 29 1941
Poster of Stick to Your Guns
Stick to Your Guns
William Boyd was
46 in Stick to Your Guns
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Wed, Sep 17 1941
Poster of Riders of the Timberline
Riders of the Timberline
William Boyd was
46 in Riders of the Timberline
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Wed, Sep 17 1941
Poster of Wide Open Town
Wide Open Town
William Boyd was
46 in Wide Open Town
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Aug 08 1941
Poster of Pirates on Horseback
Pirates on Horseback
William Boyd was
45 in Pirates on Horseback
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, May 23 1941
Poster of Border Vigilantes
Border Vigilantes
William Boyd was
45 in Border Vigilantes
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Apr 18 1941
Poster of In Old Colorado
In Old Colorado
William Boyd was
45 in In Old Colorado
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Mar 14 1941
Poster of Doomed Caravan
Doomed Caravan
William Boyd was
45 in Doomed Caravan
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Jan 10 1941
Poster of Three Men from Texas
Three Men from Texas
William Boyd was
45 in Three Men from Texas
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Nov 15 1940
Poster of Stagecoach War
Stagecoach War
William Boyd was
45 in Stagecoach War
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Jul 12 1940
Poster of Hidden Gold
Hidden Gold
William Boyd was
45 in Hidden Gold
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Jun 07 1940
Poster of The Showdown
The Showdown
William Boyd was
44 in The Showdown
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Mar 08 1940
Poster of Santa Fe Marshal
Santa Fe Marshal
William Boyd was
44 in Santa Fe Marshal
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Jan 26 1940
Poster of Law of the Pampas
Law of the Pampas
William Boyd was
44 in Law of the Pampas
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Nov 03 1939
Poster of Range War
Range War
William Boyd was
44 in Range War
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Sep 08 1939
Poster of Renegade Trail
Renegade Trail
William Boyd was
44 in Renegade Trail
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Tue, Jul 25 1939
Poster of Land of Liberty
Land of Liberty
William Boyd was
44 in Land of Liberty
as '(archive footage)'.
Thu, Jun 15 1939
Poster of Silver on the Sage
Silver on the Sage
William Boyd was
43 in Silver on the Sage
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Mar 31 1939
Poster of Sunset Trail
Sunset Trail
William Boyd was
43 in Sunset Trail
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Feb 24 1939
Poster of The Frontiersmen
The Frontiersmen
William Boyd was
43 in The Frontiersmen
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Dec 16 1938
Poster of In Old Mexico
In Old Mexico
William Boyd was
43 in In Old Mexico
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Sep 09 1938
Poster of Pride of the West
Pride of the West
William Boyd was
43 in Pride of the West
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Thu, Jul 07 1938
Poster of Bar 20 Justice
Bar 20 Justice
William Boyd was
43 in Bar 20 Justice
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Jun 24 1938
Poster of Heart of Arizona
Heart of Arizona
William Boyd was
42 in Heart of Arizona
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Apr 22 1938
Poster of Cassidy of Bar 20
Cassidy of Bar 20
William Boyd was
42 in Cassidy of Bar 20
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Feb 25 1938
Poster of Partners of the Plains
Partners of the Plains
William Boyd was
42 in Partners of the Plains
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Jan 14 1938
Poster of Texas Trail
Texas Trail
William Boyd was
42 in Texas Trail
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Nov 26 1937
Poster of Hopalong Rides Again
Hopalong Rides Again
William Boyd was
42 in Hopalong Rides Again
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Aug 20 1937
Poster of Rustlers' Valley
Rustlers' Valley
William Boyd was
42 in Rustlers' Valley
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Jul 23 1937
Poster of North of the Rio Grande
North of the Rio Grande
William Boyd was
42 in North of the Rio Grande
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Mon, Jun 28 1937
Poster of Hills of Old Wyoming
Hills of Old Wyoming
William Boyd was
41 in Hills of Old Wyoming
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Apr 16 1937
Poster of Borderland
Borderland
William Boyd was
41 in Borderland
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Feb 26 1937
Poster of Trail Dust
Trail Dust
William Boyd was
41 in Trail Dust
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Dec 11 1936
Poster of Hopalong Cassidy Returns
Hopalong Cassidy Returns
William Boyd was
41 in Hopalong Cassidy Returns
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Oct 16 1936
Poster of Go-Get-'Em, Haines
Go-Get-'Em, Haines
William Boyd was
41 in Go-Get-'Em, Haines
as 'Steve Haines'.
Tue, Jun 16 1936
Poster of Burning Gold
Burning Gold
William Boyd was
40 in Burning Gold
as 'Jim Thornton'.
Fri, May 22 1936
Poster of Three on the Trail
Three on the Trail
William Boyd was
40 in Three on the Trail
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Tue, Apr 14 1936
Poster of Federal Agent
Federal Agent
William Boyd was
40 in Federal Agent
as 'Bob Woods'.
Mon, Apr 13 1936
Poster of Call of the Prairie
Call of the Prairie
William Boyd was
40 in Call of the Prairie
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Mar 06 1936
Poster of Heart of the West
Heart of the West
William Boyd was
40 in Heart of the West
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Mon, Feb 24 1936
Poster of Bar 20 Rides Again
Bar 20 Rides Again
William Boyd was
40 in Bar 20 Rides Again
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Dec 06 1935
Poster of Racing Luck
Racing Luck
William Boyd was
40 in Racing Luck
as 'Dan Morgan'.
Tue, Nov 19 1935
Poster of The Eagle's Brood
The Eagle's Brood
William Boyd was
40 in The Eagle's Brood
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Oct 25 1935
Poster of Hop-a-long Cassidy
Hop-a-long Cassidy
William Boyd was
40 in Hop-a-long Cassidy
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
Fri, Aug 23 1935
Poster of Port of Lost Dreams
Port of Lost Dreams
William Boyd was
39 in Port of Lost Dreams
as 'Lars Christensen'.
Sun, Oct 14 1934
Poster of Cheaters
Cheaters
William Boyd was
38 in Cheaters
as 'Steve Morris'.
Fri, May 11 1934
Poster of Emergency Call
Emergency Call
William Boyd was
38 in Emergency Call
as 'Joe Bradley'.
Sat, Jun 24 1933
Poster of Lucky Devils
Lucky Devils
William Boyd was
37 in Lucky Devils
as 'Skipper Clark'.
Fri, Feb 03 1933
Poster of Men Of America
Men Of America
William Boyd was
37 in Men Of America
as 'Jim Parker'.
Fri, Nov 25 1932
Poster of Flaming Gold
Flaming Gold
William Boyd was
37 in Flaming Gold
as 'Dan Manton'.
Wed, Sep 28 1932
Poster of Carnival Boat
Carnival Boat
William Boyd was
36 in Carnival Boat
as 'Buck Gannon'.
Sat, Mar 19 1932
Poster of Suicide Fleet
Suicide Fleet
William Boyd was
36 in Suicide Fleet
as 'Baltimore'.
Fri, Nov 20 1931
Poster of The Big Gamble
The Big Gamble
William Boyd was
36 in The Big Gamble
as 'Alan Beckwith'.
Fri, Sep 04 1931
Poster of Beyond Victory
Beyond Victory
William Boyd was
35 in Beyond Victory
as 'Bill Thatcher'.
Fri, Apr 03 1931
Poster of The Painted Desert
The Painted Desert
William Boyd was
35 in The Painted Desert
as 'Bill Holbrook'.
Sun, Jan 18 1931
Poster of Screen Snapshots Series 10, No. 5
Screen Snapshots Series 10, No. 5
William Boyd was
35 in Screen Snapshots Series 10, No. 5
as 'William Boyd'.
Mon, Dec 01 1930
Poster of Officer O'Brien
Officer O'Brien
William Boyd was
34 in Officer O'Brien
as 'Bill O'Brien'.
Sat, Feb 15 1930
Poster of His First Command
His First Command
William Boyd was
34 in His First Command
as 'Terry Culver'.
Sat, Dec 28 1929
Poster of The Flying Fool
The Flying Fool
William Boyd was
34 in The Flying Fool
as 'Bill Taylor'.
Wed, Jul 10 1929
Poster of High Voltage
High Voltage
William Boyd was
34 in High Voltage
as 'Bill'.
Sat, Jun 29 1929
Poster of The Leatherneck
The Leatherneck
William Boyd was
33 in The Leatherneck
as 'William Calhoun'.
Sun, Feb 24 1929
Poster of Lady of the Pavements
Lady of the Pavements
William Boyd was
33 in Lady of the Pavements
as 'Karl Von Arnim'.
Tue, Jan 22 1929
Poster of Power
Power
William Boyd was
33 in Power
as 'Husky'.
Sun, Sep 23 1928
Poster of The Cop
The Cop
William Boyd was
33 in The Cop
as 'Pete Smith'.
Tue, Aug 28 1928
Poster of Skyscraper
Skyscraper
William Boyd was
32 in Skyscraper
as 'Blondy'.
Sun, Apr 08 1928
Poster of The Night Flyer
The Night Flyer
William Boyd was
32 in The Night Flyer
as 'Jimmy Bradley'.
Sun, Feb 05 1928
Poster of Dress Parade
Dress Parade
William Boyd was
32 in Dress Parade
as 'Vic Donovan'.
Wed, Oct 26 1927
Poster of Two Arabian Knights
Two Arabian Knights
William Boyd was
32 in Two Arabian Knights
as 'Daingerfield Phelps'.
Fri, Sep 23 1927
Poster of The Yankee Clipper
The Yankee Clipper
William Boyd was
31 in The Yankee Clipper
as 'Hal Winslow'.
Sat, May 07 1927
Poster of The King of Kings
The King of Kings
William Boyd was
31 in The King of Kings
as 'Simon Of Cyrene'.
Tue, Apr 19 1927
Poster of Her Man o' War
Her Man o' War
William Boyd was
31 in Her Man o' War
as 'Jim Sanderson'.
Wed, Aug 25 1926
Poster of The Volga Boatman
The Volga Boatman
William Boyd was
30 in The Volga Boatman
as 'Feodor'.
Sun, May 23 1926
Poster of Eve's Leaves
Eve's Leaves
William Boyd was
30 in Eve's Leaves
as 'Bill Stanley'.
Sun, Jan 10 1926
Poster of The Road to Yesterday
The Road to Yesterday
William Boyd was
30 in The Road to Yesterday
as 'Jack Moreland'.
Fri, Nov 13 1925
Poster of The Midshipman
The Midshipman
William Boyd was
30 in The Midshipman
as 'Spud'.
Sun, Oct 04 1925
Poster of New Lives for Old
New Lives for Old
William Boyd was
29 in New Lives for Old
as 'Soldier (uncredited)'.
Sun, Feb 22 1925
Poster of Forty Winks
Forty Winks
William Boyd was
29 in Forty Winks
as 'Lt. Gerald Hugh Butterworth'.
Mon, Feb 02 1925
Poster of Feet of Clay
Feet of Clay
William Boyd was
29 in Feet of Clay
as 'Young Society Man (uncredited)'.
Sat, Sep 27 1924
Poster of Tarnish
Tarnish
William Boyd was
29 in Tarnish
as 'Bill'.
Fri, Aug 01 1924
Poster of Changing Husbands
Changing Husbands
William Boyd was
29 in Changing Husbands
as 'Conrad Bardshaw'.
Sun, Jun 22 1924
Poster of Enemies of Children
Enemies of Children
William Boyd was
28 in Enemies of Children
as ''.
Thu, Dec 13 1923
Poster of The Temple of Venus
The Temple of Venus
William Boyd was
28 in The Temple of Venus
as 'Stanley Dale'.
Sun, Nov 11 1923
Poster of Hollywood
Hollywood
William Boyd was
28 in Hollywood
as 'William Boyd'.
Sun, Aug 19 1923
Poster of The Young Rajah
The Young Rajah
William Boyd was
27 in The Young Rajah
as 'Stephen Van Kovert'.
Sat, Nov 11 1922
Poster of Manslaughter
Manslaughter
William Boyd was
27 in Manslaughter
as '(uncredited)'.
Sun, Sep 24 1922
Poster of On the High Seas
On the High Seas
William Boyd was
27 in On the High Seas
as 'Dick Deveraux'.
Sun, Sep 17 1922
Poster of Nice People
Nice People
William Boyd was
27 in Nice People
as 'Oliver Comstock'.
Wed, Jul 12 1922
Poster of Moran of the Lady Letty
Moran of the Lady Letty
William Boyd was
26 in Moran of the Lady Letty
as 'Ramon's Friend at Homecoming'.
Sun, Feb 05 1922
Poster of Saturday Night
Saturday Night
William Boyd was
26 in Saturday Night
as 'Party Guest'.
Sun, Jan 29 1922
Poster of Bobbed Hair
Bobbed Hair
William Boyd was
26 in Bobbed Hair
as 'Dick Barton'.
Sun, Jan 01 1922
Poster of After the Show
After the Show
William Boyd was
26 in After the Show
as '(uncredited)'.
Sun, Oct 30 1921
Poster of The Affairs of Anatol
The Affairs of Anatol
William Boyd was
26 in The Affairs of Anatol
as 'Guest'.
Sun, Sep 25 1921
Poster of A Wise Fool
A Wise Fool
William Boyd was
26 in A Wise Fool
as 'Gerard Fynes'.
Sun, Jun 26 1921
Poster of Brewster's Millions
Brewster's Millions
William Boyd was
25 in Brewster's Millions
as 'Harrison'.
Fri, Jan 28 1921
Poster of Forbidden Fruit
Forbidden Fruit
William Boyd was
25 in Forbidden Fruit
as 'Billiards Player'.
Mon, Jan 03 1921
Poster of A City Sparrow
A City Sparrow
William Boyd was
25 in A City Sparrow
as 'Hughie Ray'.
Sun, Oct 17 1920
Poster of Something to Think About
Something to Think About
William Boyd was
25 in Something to Think About
as '(uncredited)'.
Sat, Oct 16 1920
Poster of The Six Best Cellars
The Six Best Cellars
William Boyd was
24 in The Six Best Cellars
as 'Holsappel (uncredited)'.
Sun, Feb 08 1920
Poster of Old Wives for New
Old Wives for New
William Boyd was
22 in Old Wives for New
as '(uncredited)'.
Sat, May 18 1918

TV Shows (Acting Roles)

Ages in TV shows are based off the first air date and may not be accurate. View individual episode details for accurate ages
Poster of Western von gestern
Western von gestern
William Boyd would have been no older than
77 in Western von gestern
as 'Bill Holbrook (archive footage)'.
First Air Date
Fri, May 05 1978
Poster of Hopalong Cassidy
Hopalong Cassidy
William Boyd was
57+ in Hopalong Cassidy
as 'Hopalong Cassidy'.
First Air Date
Fri, Sep 19 1952